Hindi Submitted Surnames

Hindi names are used in India by speakers of Hindi. See also about Indian names.
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ADHIKARI अधिकारी Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Hindi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अधिकारिन् (adhikārin) meaning "official, authority, officer".
AGARWAL अग्रवाल Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
Denotes someone originally from the town of Agroha in Haryana state, India.
AHUJA आहूजा Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi
Means "descendant of AHU", probably from the name of an ancestor.
ARORA अरोड़ा Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From the name of the ancient city of Aror in what is now the Sindh province, Pakistan. The city's name may have been derived from Hindi और (aur) meaning "more, also".
BAI बाई Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam
Perhaps derived from Hindi बाई (bāī) meaning "lady".
BANSAL बंसल Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Most likely derived from Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśa) meaning "lineage, clan, race" or "bamboo".
BATRA बत्रा Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Of uncertain meaning.
BEGAM बेगम Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Kashmiri, Assamese, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Turkish
Alternate transcription of BEGUM.
BHAGAT भगत Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit भक्त (bhákta) meaning "devotee, worshiper".
BHASIN भसीन Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Believed to be derived from Sanskrit भानु (bhānu) meaning "ray of light" or "sun".
BHATNAGAR Indian, Hindi
Derived from the name of a subgroup of the Kayasth community, denoting association with Hanumangarh (formerly named Bhatner), a city in Rajasthan, India.
BHATT भट्ट Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Nepali
Variant of BUTT.
BHUIYAN भुइयां Indian, Bengali, Hindi
Variant transcription of BHUYAN.
CHAKRAVARTI चक्रवर्ती Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Variant of CHAKRABORTY.
CHAND चन्द Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu
From Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "moon".
CHANDA चंदा Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu
Derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "moon".
CHANDER चंदर Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi
Variant of CHANDRA.
CHANDRA चंद्रा Indian, Bengali, Indonesian, Hindi, Telugu, Fijian
Derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "glittering, shining" or "moon". In Hindu belief, this is the name of a lunar deity.
CHAUDHRY चौधरी Urdu, Indian, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHAUHAN चौहान Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Punjabi, Gujarati
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from Sanskrit चतुर् (cátur) meaning "four" or from Chahamana, the name of a legendary hero.
CHOHAN चौहान Urdu, Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of CHAUHAN.
CHOUDHRY चौधरी Urdu, Indian, Hindi
Variant of CHAUDHARY.
CHOUHAN चौहान Indian, Assamese, Bengali, Hindi
Alternate transcription of CHAUHAN.
CHOUREY Hindi
chourey surname basically belongs to kurmi caste
CHOWDHARY चौधरी Indian, Bengali, Urdu, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHOWDHRY चौधरी Urdu, Bengali, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
DASS दास Indian, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu
Alternate transcription of DAS.
DAYAL दयाल Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit दयालु (dayālu) meaning "kind, compassionate, merciful".
DEV देव Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" (see the given name DEV).
DEVA देवा Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit देव (devá) meaning "heavenly, divine" or "deity, god".
DEVI देवी Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Assamese, Telugu, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Odia
From Sanskrit देवी (devī́) meaning "goddess, female deity" (see the given name DEVI). It is used as a surname by women who did not originally have a family name... [more]
DEWA देव Indonesian, Javanese, Sundanese, Balinese, Indian, Hindi, Malay
Means "god, deity" in Malay and Indonesian, of Sanskrit origin (see the given name DEWA). In India, it can also be a variant transcription of DEVA.
DEWI देवी Indonesian, Javanese, Indian, Hindi, Malay
Means "goddess, deity" in Malay and Indonesian, of Sanskrit origin. In India, it can also be a variant transcription of DEVI.
DIKSHIT दीक्षित Indian, Hindi, Odia
From Sanskrit दीक्षित (dīkṣita) meaning "one who is initiated", ultimately from दीक्षा (dīkṣā) meaning "initiation, dedication". The term was historically used to refer to teachers and scholars of the Brahmin caste.
DIXIT दीक्षित Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Odia
Alternate transcription of DIKSHIT.
GANDHI गांधी Indian, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit गान्धिक (gāndhika) meaning "perfumier, perfume seller". Notable bearers include Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948), also known as Mahatma Gandhi, an Indian civil rights leader, and Indira Gandhi (1917-1984), the first female prime minister of India.
GAUTAM गौतम Nepali, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
From the given name GAUTAMA.
GOPAL गोपाल Indian, Hindi, Odia, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi
From the given name GOPAL.
GOSWAMI गोस्वामी Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Marathi
Hindu surname derived from Sanskrit गो (go) meaning "cow, ox" or "earth" combined with स्वामी (svāmī) meaning "master, lord".
JAHAN जहान Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, Persian, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi
From the given name JAHAN.
JHA झा Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अध्यापक (adhyāpaka) meaning "teacher".
KAMAT कामथ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Konkani
Means "people who work in soil" from काम (kām) meaning "work, task, labour" combined with मिट्टी (miṭṭī) meaning "soil, earth".
KAPOOR कपूर Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit कर्पूर (karpūra) meaning "camphor".
KAPUR कपूर Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of KAPOOR.
KHARE खरे Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "pure, true" in Hindi and Marathi.
KHATON खातून Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of KHATUN.
KHATUN ख़ातून Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia
Derived from Persian خاتون (xātūn) referring to a title of nobility and the feminine equivalent of the Turkic title khan meaning "leader, ruler".
KUMARI शैलजा Indian, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Sinhalese, Pakistani
From the given name KUMARI, the feminine form of KUMAR. It is exclusively used by women.
LAL लाल Indian, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi
From Sanskrit लाला (lālā) meaning "caressing, cajoling". It can also be interpreted to mean "garnet" or "red, ruby" from Persian لال (lâl) or لعل (la'l).
MAHAJAN महाजन Indian, Marathi, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
Means "great people", from Sanskrit महा (mahā) meaning "great, large, big" combined with जन (jána) "people, subjects".
MAHARAJ महाराज 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".
MAHATO महतो Indian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Odia
From a secular title given to the head or chief of a village, possibly taken from Sanskrit महत् (mahát) meaning "great, large, big".
MAHTO महतो Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Variant transcription of MAHATO.
MAJHI माझी Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese
Possibly from the Bengali মাঝি (mājhi) meaning "boatman, oarsman, waterman".
MANDAL मंडल Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Odia, Marathi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit मण्डल (máṇḍala) meaning "circular, round" or "halo".
MASIH मसीह Urdu, Hindi
From Urdu مسیح (masīh) and Hindi मसीह (masīh) referring to the Christian messiah (Jesus Christ), of Arabic origin. This is a common surname among Pakistani and Indian Christians.
MEHTA मेहता Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit महत् (mahát) meaning "great, large, big".
MUFASA मुफ्सा Eastern African, Swahili, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Indonesian
Means "king" in Swahili, Hindi, Marathi, and Indonesian, of Sanskrit origin (see the given name MUFASA).
NANDA नंदा Indian, Odia, Hindi, Punjabi
From the given name NANDA.
NARAYAN नारायण Indian, Nepali, Fijian, Hindi
From the given name NARAYAN.
NAT नेट Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Khmer
Variant of NATH.
NATH नाथ Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi
From Sanskrit नाथ (nātha) meaning "lord, owner, protector".
NATIKAR नाटिकार Indian (Rare), Hindi (Rare)
NAYAK नायक Indian, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit नायक (nāyaka) meaning "hero" or perhaps "leader, chief".
NEPAL नेपाल Nepali, Indian, Hindi, Bhutanese, Filipino, Malay, Indonesian, Acehnese, Italian, Catalan, Spanish, Galician, Portuguese, French
Ethnic name or regional name for someone from Nepal or who had connections with Nepal. The name of the country is ultimately derived from Sanskrit नेपाल (Nepal), of unknown meaning.
PANDEY पांडे Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit पण्डित (paṇḍitá) meaning "scholar, teacher". In Hindi, the word also refers to a Brahman who either teaches or cooks.
PANDIT पंडित, पण्डित Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit पण्डित (paṇḍitá) meaning "learned, wise" or "scholar, teacher".
PATHAK पाठक Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit पाठक (pāṭhaka) meaning "reader, learner".
PRADHAN प्रधान Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit प्रधान (pradhāna) meaning "chief, foremost", used as a Hindu title equivalent to the Arabic وَزِير (wazīr) or vizier.
PRAMANIK प्रामाणिक Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Odia, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit प्रामाणिक (prāmāṇik) meaning "genuine, authentic, credible".
PRASAD प्रसाद Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Odia, Kannada
From Sanskrit प्रसाद (prasadā) meaning "clearness, brightness, purity, graciousness", ultimately from प्रसद् (prasad) "to fall into the power of". In Hinduism and Sikhism, the term refers to a type of religious food... [more]
RADZHA राधा Indian, Gujarati, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of RAJA.
RAI राय Indian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Bhutanese, Urdu
From Sanskrit राज (rāja) meaning "king, chief, sovereign" (see RAJ, RAJA, or RAJAN).
RAJ राज Indian, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Odia, Urdu, Nepali, Sinhalese
From Sanskrit राज (rāja) meaning "king, chief, sovereign", ultimately from राजन् (rājan) meaning "king, sovereign, prince, chief".
RAJA राजा Indian, Gujarati, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali
Variant of RAJ.
RAJABIAN राजबियन Indian, Hindi
Derived from Hindi राजबियन (raajabiyan), possibly from Arabic رجب (rajab) meaning "respect".
RAJAH राजा Indian, Gujarati, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of RAJA.
RAJANI रजनी Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Malaysian
Meaning unknown, either from the titles RAJAN, RAJA, or RAJ, or from the given name RAJANI.
RAJEEV राजीव Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Nepali
From the given name RAJIV.
RAJNEESH रजनीश Indian, Hindi
From the given name RAJNISH. Can also be taken directly from the title रजनीश (rajanish) meaning "lord of the night".
RAJPUT राजपूत Urdu, Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Assamese, Punjabi
Means "son of the king", derived from Sanskrit राजा (rājā) meaning "king, sovereign, prince" combined with पुत्र (putrá) meaning "son, child". This is also the name of a caste originating from the Indian subcontinent.
RAM राम Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Kashmiri, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Indian (Sikh)
Derived from the given name RAM (2).
RASTOGI रस्तोगी Indian, Hindi
Possibly derived from Rohtas, the name of a district in Bihar, India, itself from the name of a Hindu deity.
RATHOR राठौड Indian, Hindi, Urdu
Variant of Rathore.
RAY राय Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Nepali
Variant of RAJ.
ROSHAN रोशन Persian, Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati
From the given name ROSHAN.
SACHAN सचान Indian, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit सचान (sácāna) meaning "kind, friendly".
SACHDEV सचदेव Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit सत्य (satya) meaning "true, virtuous, good" and देव (devá) meaning "deity, god".
SACHDEVA सचदेवा Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Variant transcription of SACHDEV.
SAHOO साहू Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi
Variant transcription of SAHU.
SAHU साहू Indian, Odia, Hindi, Pakistani, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Telugu, Gujarati
Generally means "businessman, moneylender", but also means "gentle, patient" among Jats. Most commonly used by the Odia people in India.
SANKARANARAYANAN संकरनारायणं Hindi
SATHI साथी Indian, Odia, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Urdu, Thai
Alternate transcription of SETHI.
SAXENA सक्सेना Indian, Hindi
Traditionally believed to be derived from Sanskrit सखिसेना (sakhisenā) meaning "friend of the army", from सखा (sakhā) meaning "friend, companion" and सेना (sénā) meaning "army"... [more]
SETH सेठ Indian, Odia, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
Derived from Hindi सेठ (seṭh) meaning "merchant, banker", ultimately from Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (śreṣṭh) meaning "excellent, best".
SETHI सेठी Indian, Odia, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Thai
Contraction of Sanskrit श्रेष्ठी (śreṣṭhi) denoting the head of a mercantile or other guild.
SHAH शाह Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sādhú) meaning "gentleman, virtuous man".
SHAKYA शाक्‍य Nepali, Indian, Hindi
From the name of an ancient clan that inhabited parts of present-day Nepal and northern India. The name may have been derived from Sanskrit शाक (śāka) or शक (śaka) referring to the Sakas, a group of nomadic Iranian peoples, or from शक्य (śakya) meaning "possible, capable".
SHAN Gujarati, Hindi
A Gujarati and Hindi surname with an unknown meaning.
SHANKAR शंकर Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
From the given name SHANKAR.
SHRIVASTAV श्रीवास्तव Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Hindu Kayasth surname meaning "from Srivasta" in Sanskrit, referring to the Srivasta (श्रीवत्स) subgroup of the the Kayasth caste. The name itself means "beloved of Sri" or "child of Sri" from the name of the Hindu goddess SHRI (LAKSHMI) combined with वत्स (vatsá) meaning "child, offspring, son".
SHRIVASTAVA श्रीवास्तव Indian, Nepali, Marathi, Hindi
Variant transcription of SHRIVASTAV.
SHROFF Indian, Hindi
Derived from Hindustani saraf meaning "bullion merchant", which in turn, is ultimately derived from Arabic ṣarrāf. It is a name originally given to a cashier (especially in a car park or identity card, car licensing offices and public service agents) in East Asia, and a money changer or banker in South Asia.
SHUKLA शुक्ला Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit शुक्ल (śukla) meaning "white, bright, pure".
SINGHAL सिंघल Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Odia, Burmese
Derived from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion" (see SINGH).
SINGKH सिंगख Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Nepali, Indian (Sikh)
Alternate transcription of SINGH.
SINHA सिन्हा Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion" (see SINGH).
SOLANKI सोलंकी Indian, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi
Either from the name of the Rajput Solanki clan of India or the Solanki (Chaulukya) dynasty that once ruled Gujarat and Rajasthan.
SOLOGAR Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Fijian
Sanskrit name of unknown origin, common in Fiji. May be related to Solgar.
SONI Hindi
A Suryavanshi Khatri family, the surname originating from the Punjab region of India. In India the term caste creates a crucial distinction between Varna and Jāti, even though jati does not fit into any of the four varnas and is more often referred to as Sudras.
SRIVASTAV श्रीवास्तव Indian, Hindi, Nepali, Punjabi, Telugu
Variant transcription of SHRIVASTAV.
SRIVASTAVA श्रीवास्तव Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of SHRIVASTAV.
SURESH सुरेश Indian, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada
From the given name SURESH.
SURI Punjabi, Hindi, Indian (Sikh)
Based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community, from Sanskrit suri "sun", ‘priest’, ‘sage’. It is also an epithet of Krishna.
SURYA सूर्य 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).
TANDON टंडन Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
Of unknown meaning.
THAKUR ठाकुर Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From an feudal title used for noble classes in India and Nepal derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (ṭhakkura) meaning "deity, chief, lord".
THAPA थापा Nepali, Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Hindi, Odia
From an ancient military rank used in the Khasa Kingdom, which ruled parts of South Asia from the 11th to 14th centuries.
TRIKHA त्रिखा Indian, Hindi
TRIPATHI त्रिपाठी Indian, Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
From Sanskrit त्रिपाठिन् (tripāṭhin) meaning "one who has studied three Vedas".
TRIVEDI त्रिवेदी Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "one who knows three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (trí) "three" and वेद (véda) "Veda" or "knowledge".
UPADHYAY उपाध्याय Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upādhyāya) meaning "teacher".
UPADHYAYA उपाध्याय Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Assamese
Variant transcription of UPADHYAY.
VARADARAJAN वरदराजन Indian, Hindi
Derived from Hindi वरदराजन (varadaraajan).
VARMA वर्मा Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam
Derived from Sanskrit वर्मन् (varman) meaning "armour, protection".
VERMA वर्मा Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of VARMA.
VIKRAM विक्रम Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Cook Islands Maori
From the given name VIKRAM.
VINDA वृंदा Hindi
Taken from Mitravinda, one of the eight principal queen-consorts of the Hindu god Krishna.
XATUN क्षतुं Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi, Kurdish, Azerbaijani, Albanian, Bosnian
Alternate transcription of KHATUN. It is common in Xinjiang, China. It is also sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Azerbaijani descent.
YADAV यादव 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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