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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".
ARYA आर्य, आर्या Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Odia, Malayalam, Thai, Khmer, Lao, Burmese, Malay, Indonesian
From the given name ARYA (1)
BANSAL बंसल Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Most likely derived from Sanskrit वंश (vansha)
meaning "lineage, clan, race" or "bamboo".
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.
BUT भट्ट Indian, Kashmiri, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Sindhi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Khmer
Variant of BUTT
CHAKRAVARTI चक्रवर्ती Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit चक्रवर्तिन् (chakravartin)
meaning "world-ruler, emperor, monarch" (literally "wheel-turner" or "one who's wheels are turning"), from चक्र (chakra)
meaning "wheel, circle" and वर्तिन् (vartin)
meaning "abiding, moving, turning"... [more
chourey surname basically belongs to kurmi caste
DEO देव Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Malayalam, Kannada
Variant of DEV
DEWA देव Indonesian, Javanese, Sundanese, Balinese, Acehnese, 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
DIKSHIT दीक्षित Indian, Hindi, Odia
From Sanskrit दीक्षित (dikshita)
meaning "one who is initiated", ultimately from दीक्षा (diksha)
meaning "initiation, dedication". The term was historically used to refer to teachers and scholars of the Brahmin caste.
DWIVEDI द्विवेदी Indian, Hindi
From Sanskrit द्विवेदी (dvivedi)
meaning "one who has studied two Vedas", from द्वि (dvi)
meaning "two" and वेद (veda)
GANDHI गांधी 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).
GOSWAMI गोस्वामी Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit गोस्वामिन् (gosvamin)
meaning "religious mendicant" (literally "owner of cows" or "lord of cows"), from गो (go)
meaning "cow" and स्वामिन् (svamin)
meaning "owner, lord, master".
KHATRI खत्री 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".
KUMARI कुमारी Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Tamil, Nepali, Sinhalese
Means "(young) girl, daughter, princess" in Sanskrit.
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)
MASIH मसीह Urdu, Indian (Christian), Hindi
From Urdu مسیح (masih)
or Hindi मसीह (masih)
referring to the Christian messiah (Jesus Christ), both ultimately from Arabic مسيح (masih)
. This name is common among Pakistani and North Indian Christians.
MEHRA मेहरा Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Either derived from Middle Persian mihr
meaning "friendship, sun" or from a Punjabi word meaning "chief, master".
NARAIN नारायण Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Odia, Fijian, Cook Islands Maori, Trinidadian Creole, Mauritian Creole
From the given name NARAYAN
NAYAK नायक Indian, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Nepali
From a title derived from Sanskrit नायक (nayaka)
meaning "hero, leader".
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
RAJABIAN राजबियन Indian, Hindi
Derived from Hindi राजबियन (raajabiyan
), possibly from Arabic رجب (rajab
) meaning "respect".
RAJAL राजल Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam
Variant of RAJA
RAJANI रजनी Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Malaysian
Meaning unknown, either from the titles RAJAN
, or RAJ
, or from the given name RAJANI
RAJNEESH रजनीश Indian, Hindi
From the given name RAJNISH
. Can also be taken directly from the title रजनीश (rajanish
) meaning "lord of the night".
RAJUL राजुल Indian, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Odia
Variant of RAJU
RASTOGI रस्तोगी Indian, Hindi
Possibly derived from Rohtas
, the name of a district in Bihar, India, itself from the name of a Hindu deity.
SACHAN सचान Indian, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit सचान (sácāna)
meaning "kind, friendly".
SAXENA सक्सेना Indian, Hindi
Traditionally believed to be derived from Sanskrit सखिसेना (sakhisena)
meaning "friend of the army", from सखा (sakha)
meaning "friend, companion" and सेना (sena)
meaning "army"... [more
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 (shaka)
or शक (shaka)
referring to the Sakas, a group of nomadic Iranian peoples, or from शक्य (shakya)
meaning "possible, capable".
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
) combined with वत्स (vatsá)
meaning "child, offspring, son".
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.
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.
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
THAKUR ठाकुर Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From a feudal title meaning "lord, master", derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (thakkura)
TRIVEDI त्रिवेदी Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "one who knows the three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (tri)
meaning "three" and वेद (veda)
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.