Gujarati Submitted Surnames

Gujarati names are used in western India (in the state of Gujarat). See also about Indian names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
BHAGAT ભગત Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit भक्त (bhákta) meaning "devotee, worshiper".
BHANDARI ભંડારી Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit भाण्डागारिक (bhandagarika) meaning "storekeeper, treasurer", ultimately from भाण्डागार (bhandagara) meaning "storeroom, storehouse, treasury".
BHATT ભટ્ટ Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit भट्ट (bhatta) meaning "lord" or "learned one".
CHADHARI ચૌધરી Indian, Gujarati
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHAUHAN ચૌહાણ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Punjabi, Gujarati
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from Sanskrit चतुर् (chatur) meaning "four" or from the name of a legendary hero, Chahamana.
DANI Gujarati, Sanskrit
Indian (Gujarat): Hindu Vania name, from the Sanskrit epithet dani ‘liberal in giving’.
DAVE દવે Indian, Gujarati
Gujarati form of DWIVEDI.
DESAI દેસાઈ Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
From Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "province, country, kingdom" combined with स्वामिन् (svāmin) meaning "lord, master, owner".
DOSHI દોશી Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "cloth seller" derived from Persian دوش (duš) meaning "shoulder".
GANDHI ગાંધી Indian, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit गान्धिक (gandhika) meaning "perfumier, perfume seller". Notable bearers include Indian civil rights leader Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948), also known as Mahatma Gandhi, and Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi (1917-1984).
JANI જાની Indian, Odia, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit ज्ञानिन् (jñānin) meaning "knowing, learned, wise".
JHA ઝા Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अध्यापक (adhyapaka) meaning "teacher".
JHALA ઝાલા Indian, Gujarati
Gujarati clan name of unknown meaning.
KAJAL કાજલ Indian, Gujarati, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit कज्जल (kajjala) meaning "collyrium, lotion" or "ink, soot", though it also refers to kohl, a dark powder used as a eye makeup.
KANDHAL Indian, Gujarati
People with the last name of "Kandhal" are commonly descendants of Rao Kandhal who belonged to the "Rathore" clan of Rajputs (warrior class) in India. "Rao" is a royal title. Rao Kandhal was younger brother of Rao Jodha who founded the princely state of Jodhpur in western Rajasthan, India... [more]
KAPADIA કપાડિયા Indian, Gujarati
Occupational name for a cloth maker from Gujarati કાપડ (kāpaḍ) meaning "cloth, fabric".
KHATRI ખત્રી Indian, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi, Nepali
Name for a member of the Kshatriya caste, derived from Sanskrit क्षत्रिय (kshatriya) referring to the Hindu caste consisting of kings, warriors and soldiers, ultimately from क्षत्र (kshatra) meaning "power, might, dominion".
KOTHARI કોઠારી Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit कोष्ठागारिक (koṣṭhāgārika) meaning "storekeeper".
LAKHANI લાખાણી Indian, Gujarati, Sindhi
Means "descendant of Lakh", Lakh being a short form of the given name LAKSHMANA.
MAHAJAN મહાજન Indian, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali
Means "great (number of) people" or "tradesman, merchant" from Sanskrit महा (maha) meaning "great" combined with जन (jána) meaning "person, people".
MAHARAJ મહારાજ Indian, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Marathi, Trinidadian Creole
Means "great king" or "great ruler" from Sanskrit महा (mahā) meaning "great, large, big" combined with राज (rāja) meaning "king, sovereign".
MEHTA મહેતા Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit महित (mahita) meaning "honoured, worshipped, esteemed".
NAYAK નાયક Indian, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Nepali
From a title derived from Sanskrit नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
PARAMAR પરમાર Indian, Gujarati
Means "one who strikes the enemy" from Sanskrit पर (para) meaning "other, alien, foreigner, enemy" and मार (mā́ra) meaning "killing, slaying, destroying".
PATHAK પાઠક Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit पाठक (pathaka) meaning "reader, learner".
RADZHA રડ્ઝા Indian, Gujarati, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of RAJA.
RAJA રાજા Indian, Gujarati, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi
Variant of RAJ.
RAJAH રાજાહ Indian, Gujarati, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of RAJA.
RAJESWARAN રાજેશ્વરન Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Malayalam, Gujarati
RAMANI રામાણી Indian, Gujarati, Hindi, Tamil
RANA રાણા Indian, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Nepali, Urdu
From the Sanskrit title राणा (rana) meaning "king".
RAVAL Gujarati
"Bramhin King"
ROSHAN રોશન Persian, Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati
From the given name ROSHAN.
SAGRIKA Gujarati
Sagarika patel
SAHU સાહુ Indian, Odia, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sadhu) meaning "merchant, money-lender, banker".
SHAH શાહ Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sādhú) meaning "gentleman, virtuous man".
SHAN Gujarati, Hindi
A Gujarati and Hindi surname with an unknown meaning.
SHUKLA શુક્લ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit शुक्ल (shukla) meaning "white, bright, pure".
SOLANKI સોલંકી Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
From a vernacular name for the Chaulukya, a dynasty that ruled parts of northwestern India (in what is now Gujarat and Rajasthan) between the 10th and 13th centuries, of uncertain meaning.
SURYA સૂર્ય Indian, Urdu, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Sanskrit सूर्य (sū́rya) meaning "sun" (see the given name SURYA).
THAKER ઠાકર Indian, Gujarati
Variant of THAKKAR.
THAKKAR ઠક્કર Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
From Sanskrit ठक्कुर (ṭhakkura) meaning "deity".
THAKUR ઠાકુર Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From a feudal title meaning "lord, master", derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (thakkura) meaning "deity".
TRIVEDI ત્રિવેદી Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "one who knows the three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (tri) meaning "three" and वेद (veda) meaning "Veda".
UPADHYAY ઉપાધ્યાય Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher".
VIDHANI વિદ્યાની Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit विधान (vidhāna) meaning "disposing, arranging".
VIKRAM વિક્રમ Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Cook Islands Maori
From the given name VIKRAM.
YADAV યાદવ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi, Nepali
From Sanskrit यादव (yādava) meaning "descendant of Yadu", referring to a legendary king in Hindu mythology.
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