Indian Submitted Surnames

Indian names are used in India and in Indian communities throughout the world. See also about Indian names.
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AAMIR عامر Urdu
From the given name 'AAMIR.
ABDUL عبدال, আব্দুল, ਅਬਦੁਲ Arabic, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Punjabi
From Arabic عبد ال (abdul) meaning "servant of the", commonly used as a prefix for given names (such as عبد العزيز ('Abd al-'Aziz) meaning "servant of the powerful").
ABDUL-JABBAR Arabic, Indian
This last name is famous for a basketball player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
ABDULLA আবদুল্লাহ Arabic, Bengali, Filipino, Tausug, Dhivehi, Uyghur
From the given name ABD ALLAH.
ACHARYA ଆଚାର୍ଯ୍ୟ, আচার্য, आचार्य Indian, Odia, Bengali, Marathi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit आचार्य (ācārya) meaning "teacher, instructor".
ADHIKARI अधिकारी, অধিকারী, অধিকাৰী, ଅଧିକାରୀ Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Hindi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अधिकारिन् (adhikārin) meaning "official, authority, officer".
ADHIKARY অধিকারী, অধিকাৰী Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali
Variant transcription of ADHIKARI.
ADIL عادل Arabic, Urdu
From the given name ADIL.
ADVANI Indian, Sindhi
Means "descendant of Adu" in Sindhi, probably from the name of a past ancestor.
AGARWAL আগরওয়াল, अग्रवाल, ਅਗਰਵਾਲ Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
Denotes someone originally from the town of Agroha in Haryana state, India.
AHAMAD अहमद, அஹமட், আহমাদ, ਅਹਮਾਦ Indian (Muslim), Tamil, Bengali, Punjabi, Sinhalese
Variant of AHMAD, particularly used in South India and Sri Lanka.
AHAMED अहमद, அகமது, আহমেদ, ਸ਼ਰਮਿੰਦਾ Indian (Muslim), Tamil, Bengali, Punjabi, Sinhalese
Variant of AHMED, particularly used in South India and Sri Lanka.
AHLUWALIA ਆਹਲੂਵਾਲੀਆ Indian, Punjabi
From a village named Ahlu that existed as a misl (state) of the Sikh Confederacy during the 18th century.
AHUJA आहूजा, ਆਹੂਜਾ, आहुजा Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi
Means "descendant of AHU", probably from the name of an ancestor.
AISHA عائشہ, আয়শা Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name AISHA.
AKBAR اکبر, আকবর Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name AKBAR.
AKHTAR اختر, আখতার Persian, Urdu, Bengali
From Persian اختر (axtar) meaning "star".
AKHTARUZZAMAN আখতারুজ্জামান Bengali
AKHTER اخر, আখতার Persian, Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of AKHTAR.
ALAM علم, عالم, আলম Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
Means "world, universe" (عالم) or "flag, sign, mark" (علم) in Arabic. This spelling represents two separate words in Arabic.
ALHASSAN الاحسان Arabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name AL-HASAN.
ALVI علوی, আলভী Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ALI (1).
AMANI أماني Arabic, Urdu
From the given name AMANI.
AMEEN امین Arabic, Urdu
From the given name AMIN.
AMEER عامر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name AMIR (1).
AMER عامر Arabic, Urdu
Variant of 'AAMIR.
AMIN امین, আমিন Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name AMIN.
AMIR عامر, امیر‎ Arabic, Urdu
From the given name AMIR (1) or 'AAMIR.
ANDALIB Persian, Arabic, Urdu
From the given name ANDALIB.
ANGADI ಅಂಗಡಿ Indian, Kannada
From Kannada ಅಂಗಡಿ (aṃgaḍi) meaning "store, shop".
ANJUM انجم, আনজুম Urdu, Bengali
Means "stars", the plural of Arabic نَجْم‎ (najm) meaning "star".
ANNE अन्ने Indian
Indian (Andhra Pradesh); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu name of unknown meaning.
ANSARI انصاری Arabic, Persian, Urdu
From the given name ANSAR.
ANWAR انور, আনোয়ার Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ANWAR.
ANWER انور, আনোয়ার Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic, Bengali
Variant transcription of ANWAR.
ARADHYA Indian, Sanskrit
Means "one who worships god". Commonly seen in India, Karnataka and other parts of India like kashi. They wear holy thread (yagnopaveetha).
ARIF عارف, আরিফ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ARIF.
ARIGE Telugu
This name is famous surname in telugu states of South India.
ARORA अरोड़ा, ਅਰੋੜਾ 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".
ARUNA అరుణ Indian, Telugu
ASAD اسد, আসাদ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ASAD.
ASHIQ عاشق Punjabi, Urdu
Derived from Arabic عَاشِق (ʿāšiq) meaning "enamored, infatuated" or "admirer, lover", ultimately from عِشْق (ʿišq) "being in love".
ASHRAF اشرف, আশরাফ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ASHRAF.
AURANGZEB اورنگزیب Urdu
From the given name AURANGZEB.
AYUB ایوب, আইয়ুব Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Malay, Indonesian
From the given name AYYUB.
AYUBI ایوبی Persian, Pashto, Urdu
Variant transcription of AYOUBI.
AYYAGARI Indian
Owner, Teacher
AZAD আজাদ, آزاد Bengali, Persian, Urdu
From the given name AZAD.
AZAM اعظم, আজম Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name AZAM.
AZEEZ عزیز Arabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name AZIZ.
AZIZ عزیز Arabic, Urdu
From the given name AZIZ.
AZMAT عظمت Urdu
Derived from the Arabic عَظَمَة (ʿaẓama) meaning "majesty, glory".
AZZIZ عزیز, আজিজ Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name AZIZ.
BAI बाई, ਬਾਈ, బాయి, பாய், ഭായ് Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam
Perhaps derived from Hindi बाई (bāī) meaning "lady".
BAIG بیگ, ਬੇਗ, বাইগ Indian (Muslim), Bengali, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Punjabi, Turkish, Arabic
Derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) (modern Turkish bey) meaning "ruler, chief, lord, master". It is especially common in Pakistan and the Maghreb.
BAJWA ਬਾਜਵਾ Punjabi
Derived from Persian باز والا (bâz vâlâ) meaning "great hawk, great falcon".
BAKSHI বক্সী, ਬਖਸ਼ੀ Indian, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Persian بخشی (baxši) meaning "paymaster, scribe, secretary", used as a title for officials who distributed wages in Muslim armies.
BAL Punjabi
Bal is an sikh and muslim jat family. they will few found in Pakistan and India Punjab. Basically they will found from bal kalan tehsil verka 5 District Sri Amritsar Punjab India. In the 2011 Census Bal Kalan Local Language is Punjabi... [more]
BAL Punjabi
Bal is an sikh and muslim jat family. they will few found in Pakistan and India Punjab. Basically they will found from bal kalan tehsil verka 5 District Sri Amritsar Punjab India. In the 2011 Census Bal Kalan Local Language is Punjabi... [more]
BALAKRISHNAN பாலகிருஷ்ணன், ബാലകൃഷ്ണൻ Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
From the given name BALAKRISHNA.
BALIJA Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting either "traders/merchants" or "agriculturists".
BALJI Indian, Telugu
Another form of BALIJA.
BANGLA বাংলা Bengali
From বাংলা (Bangla), the endonym of the Bengali people, the region of Bengal (including Bangladesh), and the Bengali language. The word itself is derived either from Vanga, the name of an ancient kingdom on the Indian subcontinent, or from an Austric word meaning "sun god".
BANSAL बंसल, ਬਾਂਸਲ Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Most likely derived from Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśa) meaning "lineage, clan, race" or "bamboo".
BARMAN বর্মন, বৰ্মন Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit वर्मा (varman) meaning "armour, shield, protection".
BASHER বশির Arabic, Bengali, Filipino, Maranao
From the given name BASHIR.
BASHIR بشیر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name BASHIR.
BASRA ਬਸਰਾ Indian, Punjabi
From the name of a city in present-day Iraq, Basra (البصرة‎).
BASU বসু Indian, Bengali
Bengali form of Vasu.
BASUMATARY বসুমতাৰী Indian, Bodo, Assamese
From a Sanskritized form of the Bodo name बसुमातारी (Baisamatari), which meant "mother earth" or "earthly folks". The name was originally used by landowners or landlords.
BATRA बत्रा, ਬੱਤਰਾ Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Of uncertain meaning.
BAWA Punjabi
Sikh name based on the name of a Jat clan. It is also a title given to the male descendants of the first three Sikh gurus.
BEGAM বেগম, بیگم, बेगम Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Kashmiri, Assamese, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Turkish
Alternate transcription of BEGUM.
BEGUM বেগম, بیگم, बेगम Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Kashmiri, Urdu, Punjabi, Turkish
From the Persian title بیگم (beygom) meaning "lady, madam", traditionally used as a royal title for Muslim females in Central and South Asia. It is the feminine equivalent of the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg).
BELLAMKONDA బెల్లంకొండ Telugu
BENYAMIN بنیامین, বেনিয়ামিন Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali
From the given name BENYAMIN.
BEY Indian (Muslim), Assamese, Turkish, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) (modern Turkish bey) meaning "ruler, chief, lord, master".
BHAGAT भगत, ভগত, ભગત, ਭਗਤ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit भक्त (bhákta) meaning "devotee, worshiper".
BHALLI Punjabi
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of a clan found in Punjab, Pakistan.
BHARUCHA भरुचा, ભરુચા Indian (Parsi)
Refers to the city of Bharuch in Gujarat, India, which is thought to be derived from the name of a figure in Hindu mythology.
BHASIN भसीन, ਭਸੀਨ Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Believed to be derived from Sanskrit भानु (bhānu) meaning "ray of light" or "sun".
BHAT بھٹ, بٹ, भट, ಭಟ್ Indian, Kashmiri, Urdu, Marathi, Kannada, Konkani
Variant of BUTT.
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, ಭಟ್, ભટ્ટ, ഭട്ട് Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Nepali
Variant of BUTT.
BHATTACHARJEE ভট্টাচার্য Bengali
Variant of BHATTACHARYA.
BHATTI ਭੱਟੀ Punjabi, Sindhi, Indian
Punjabi Rajput name derived from Sanskrit भट्ट (bhaṭṭa) meaning "lord".
BHAUMIK ভৌমিক Bengali, Indian
Variant transcription of BHOWMIK.
BHOWMICK ভৌমিক Bengali, Indian
Variant transcription of BHOWMIK.
BHOWMIK ভৌমিক Indian, Bengali
Means "landowner, landlord" in Bengali, ultimately derived from Sanskrit भूमि (bhūmi) "earth, soil, ground".
BHUIYAN ভূঁইয়া, भुइयां Indian, Bengali, Hindi
Variant transcription of BHUYAN.
BHULLAR ਭੁੱਲਰ Indian, Punjabi
Probably from the name of a village in Punjab, India, which is of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a Jat clan found in India and Pakistan.
BHUYAN ভূইয়া, ভূঞা, ଭୁୟାଁ Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Means "landlord, chieftain", derived from Sanskrit भूमि (bhū́mi) meaning "earth, soil".
BIRADAR ಬಿರಾದಾರ್ Indian, Kannada
BIRIDEPALLI బ్రిడిపాల్ Telugu
BISWAS বিশ্বাস Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit विश्वास (viśvāsá) meaning "trust, confidence, faith".
BOURASSA Indian
Seems to be an Indian name. I am in touch with a relative whose family were Pottawatomi Indians in Oklahoma. This name comes from that reservation.
BULSARA બલસારા, बलसारा Indian (Parsi)
Indian Parsi surname derived from the name of the city of Bulsar (today known as Valsad) in Gujarat, which served as a centre for Zoroastrian culture in the 17th century. A notable bearer was British singer and songwriter Freddie Mercury (1946-1991), who was born as FARROKH Bulsara.
BUT بھٹ, بٹ, भट्ट, ਬੱਟ, ભટ્ટ Indian, Kashmiri, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Sindhi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Khmer
Variant of BUTT.
BUTT بٹ, ਬੱਟ Punjabi, Urdu
Most likely derived from Sanskrit भटट (bhatt) meaning "scholar".
BUTTE Indian
Variant of Bute.
BUX بخش Sindhi, Urdu, Balochi, Punjabi
Derived from Persian بخش (baxš) meaning "part, district, section" or "fortune".
CAVARAI Indian, Tamil
Variant transcription of KAVARAI.
CHADHARI ચૌધરી Indian, Gujarati
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHAKKILIYAN Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting "cobblers" and "leatherworkers".
CHAKRABARTI চক্রবর্তী Indian, Bengali
Variant transcription of CHAKRABORTY.
CHAKRABARTY চক্রবর্তী Indian, Bengali
Variant transcription of CHAKRABORTY.
CHAKRABORTI চক্রবর্তী Bengali
Variant of CHAKRABORTY.
CHAKRABORTY চক্রবর্তী, চক্ৰৱৰ্তী Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Means "ruler of a country" or "emperor", from Sanskrit चक्र (cakrá) meaning "wheel, circle" combined with वर्तते (vártate) meaning "to turn, to roll". The name literally means "turning wheels" or "rolling wheels", but metaphorically denotes a ruler whose chariot's wheels roll without hindrance or obstruction.
CHAKRAVARTI चक्रवर्ती Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Variant of CHAKRABORTY.
CHAND चन्द, ਚੰਦ, চাদ, چند Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu
From Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "moon".
CHANDA चंदा, ਚੰਦਾ, চন্দা, چندا Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu
Derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "moon".
CHANDER چندر, चंदर, ਚੰਦਰ Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi
Variant of CHANDRA.
CHANDIA Punjabi
Surname rarely used in Pakistani Punjab. The origin of Chandia is Pali. Chandia is a variation of the name Chanda (English and Indian).
CHANDIO Pakistani, Sindhi, Balochi
From the given name CHAND, referring to a past ancestor of Kurdish-Balochi origin. This is the name of a Sindhi and Balochi tribe in Pakistan.
CHANDRA চন্দ্র, चंद्रा, చంద్ర 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.
CHANDRAN ചന്ദ്രൻ, சந்திரன் Indian, Malayalam, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "glittering, shining" or "moon".
CHANDRASEKHAR Indian
A Hindu name meaning literally "holder of the moon" (an epithet of the god Shiva). A notable bearer of this surname was the Indian-born US physicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (1910-1995); the Chandrasekhar limit, i.e. the upper limit for the mass of a white dwarf star beyond which the star collapses to a neutron star or a black hole, is named after him.
CHATTERJEE চ্যাটার্জী, চট্টোপাধ্যায় Bengali
Variant of CHATTOPADHYAY.
CHATTOPADHYAY চট্টোপাধ্যায় Bengali
From Chatta, the name of a village, and Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher, instructor".
CHAUDARI చౌదరి Indian, Telugu
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY used in Southern India.
CHAUDARY چودھری Urdu
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHAUDHRY چودھری, चौधरी Urdu, Indian, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHAUDRI چودھری Urdu
Variant of CHAUDHARY.
CHAUDRY چودھری Urdu
Variant of CHAUDHARY.
CHAUHAN चौहान, চৌহান, ਚੌਹਾਨ, ચૌહાણ 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.
CHAVALI Telugu
Brahmin last name of South India, Andhra Pradesh
CHAVARA Indian (Christian)
Form of CHAVARRÍA used by Christians in India.
CHAWDHURI চৌধুরি, চৌধুৰী Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHAWDHURY চৌধুরী Bengali
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHEEMA ਚੀਮਾ Punjabi
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Punjabi-speaking subclan of the Jat people found in India and Pakistan, with most members being either Muslim or Sikh.
CHETTI చెట్టి, ചെട്ടി, செட்டியார் Indian, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil
Variant of CHETTIAR.
CHETTIAR செட்டியார், ചെട്ടിയാർ Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
Refers to a member of any of the various South Indian castes of traders, businessmen, and merchants. The name itself may be from the Tamil honorific எட்டி (eṭṭi) or from a Sanskrit word meaning "wealth".
CHETTY செட்டி, శెట్టి Indian, Tamil, Telugu
Variant of CHETTIAR.
CHHETRI ছেত্ৰী Nepali, Indian, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit क्षत्रिय (kṣatríya), the name of the Hindu social class consisting of warriors and rulers.
CHOHAN چوہان, चौहान, ਚੌਹਾਨ Urdu, Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of CHAUHAN.
CHOPRA ਚੋਪੜਾ Indian, Punjabi
Khatri Sikh, Hindu, and Jain name of unknown meaning.
CHOUDARY چودھری, చౌదరి Urdu, Indian, Telugu
Variant of CHAUDHARY.
CHOUDHRY چودھری, चौधरी Urdu, Indian, Hindi
Variant of CHAUDHARY.
CHOUDHURI চৌধুরি, ଚୌଧୁରୀ, চৌধুৰী Indian, Bengali, Odia, Assamese
Variant of CHAUDHARY.
CHOUHAN চৌহান, चौहान Indian, Assamese, Bengali, Hindi
Alternate transcription of CHAUHAN.
CHOUREY Hindi
chourey surname basically belongs to kurmi caste
CHOWDARY చౌదరి, சவுத்ரி Indian, Telugu, Tamil
Variant of CHAUDHARY used in Southern India.
CHOWDHARY চৌধুরী, چودھری, चौधरी Indian, Bengali, Urdu, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHOWDHRY چودھری, চৌধুরী, चौधरी Urdu, Bengali, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHUCKLER Indian, Telugu
Telugu occupational name for a leather worker, a job historically considered spiritually polluting and impure in India, where the surname belongs to Dalit, or "Untouchables" - members of the lowest caste.
CONTRACTOR काँट्रॅक्टर Indian (Parsi)
Parsi occupational surname for a contractor, or someone who works on the basis of a contract. As the British rule of India demanded for all Parsees to adopt a surname, many adopted English vocabulary based on their occupation (i.e. ENGINEER or MERCHANT).
DANI Gujarati, Sanskrit
Indian (Gujarat): Hindu Vania name, from the Sanskrit epithet dani ‘liberal in giving’.
DANYAL دانیال, দানিয়াল Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Turkish
From the given name DANYAL.
DAR Kashmiri, Pakistani, Indian
Variant of DHAR used by Kashmiris in Pakistan.
DARUWALA दारूवाला Indian (Parsi)
Means "wine maker" or "wine seller" from Hindi दारू (dārū) meaning "liquor, wine, alcohol" and the suffix -वाला (-vālā) denoting an occupation.
DARUWALLA दारूवाला Indian (Parsi)
Alternate transcription of DARUWALA.
DASGUPTA দাশগুপ্ত Bengali
Combination of DAS and GUPTA.
DASS ਦਾਸ, दास, داس Indian, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu
Alternate transcription of DAS.
DATTA দত্ত Bengali, Indian, Odia
Variant transcription of DUTTA.
DAUD داؤد Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Urdu
From the given name DAUD.
DAVE દવે Indian, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit द्विवेदिन् (dvivedin) meaning "familiar with the two Vedas".
DAWOOD داؤد Arabic, Urdu
From the given name DAWUD.
DAWUD داؤد Arabic, Urdu
From the given name DAWUD.
DAYAL दयाल, ਦਯਾਲ Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit दयालु (dayālu) meaning "kind, compassionate, merciful".
D'COSTA Indian (Christian)
Form of DA COSTA more common among Christians from India.
D'CUNHA Indian (Christian)
Variant of CUNHA more commonly used by Indian Christians.
DEBNATH দেবনাথ Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit देव (devá) meaning "deity, god" combined with नाथ (nāthá) meaning "possessor, owner".
DEO دیو, देव, ਡੀਈਓ, డియో, தியோ Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Malayalam, Kannada
Variant of DEV.
DESAI देसाई, દેસાઈ Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
From Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "province, country, kingdom" combined with स्वामिन् (svāmin) meaning "lord, master, owner".
DESHMUKH देशमुख Indian, Marathi
From the historical title देशमुख (deśmukh) meaning "district head", derived from Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, district" combined with मुख (múkha) meaning "face".
DESHPANDE देशपांडे Indian, Marathi
Means "district accountant", derived from Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, kingdom, province" combined with पण्डित (paṇḍitá) meaning "learned, wise man".
DEV देव, దేవ్, தேவ் Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" (see the given name DEV).
DEVA देवा, దేవా, தேவா Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit देव (devá) meaning "heavenly, divine" or "deity, god".
DEVI देवी, ਦੇਵੀ, দেৱী, దేవి, দেবী 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.
DEWAN Indian, Pakistani
Status name for a treasurer or court official, from Arabic diwan "royal court", "tribunal of justice", or "treasury". Under the Mughal administration in India the dewan was usually the highest official in a state.
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.
DEY দে, ଦେ Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Either a variant or DEV or DEVA meaning "deity, god" (from the Sanskrit देव (devá)) or derived from the Sanskrit deya meaning "suitable for a gift".
DHALIWAL ਧਾਲੀਵਾਲ Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Sikh name possibly from Daranagar, the name of an ancestral town in India.
DHAR ধর Indian, Bengali
Most likely from Bengali ধার (dhāra) meaning "credit"; ultimately from Sanskrit उद्धार (uddhara) "deliverance, salvation, release".
DHAR دھر Indian, Urdu, Kashmiri
Kashmiri Brahmin surname of unknown meaning.
DIKSHIT दीक्षित, ଦୀକ୍ଷିତ 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.
DIN دین, দিন Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Tausug
From Arabic الدين (dīn) meaning "religion", commonly used as a suffix for given names.
DIXIT दीक्षित, ଦୀକ୍ଷିତ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Odia
Alternate transcription of DIKSHIT.
D'KABRAL डी'काब्राल Indian (Christian), Marathi
Form of CABRAL more common among Marathi Christians.
D'MELLO Indian (Christian)
Variant of MELLO more common among Christians from India.
DOSHI दोशी, દોશી, দোশী Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "cloth seller" derived from Persian دوش (duš) meaning "shoulder".
D'SA Indian (Christian)
Form of DE SÁ more common among Christians from India.
D'SILVA Indian (Christian)
Variant of SILVA more common among Christians from India.
D'SOUZA Indian (Christian)
Form of DE SOUZA used by Christians in India.
DURGA ଦୁର୍ଗା, దుర్గ Indian, Odia, Telugu
From the given name DURGA, the name of a Hindu warrior goddess.
DUTTA দত্ত Indian, Bengali, Assamese
From the Sanskrit दत्त (datta) meaning "given, granted".
DWIVEDI Indian
This surname has multiple meanings, the most commonly accepted etymology is that Dwivedi means a person who has the knowledge of two Vedas, but there exists a conflicting view since Dwivedis are given higher status than Chaturvedis or Chaubeys... [more]
ELAMKUNNAPUZHA എളങ്കുന്നപ്പുഴ Malayalam (Rare)
Elamkunnapuzha is a village in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala.... [more]
ELLYAS ایلیاس, এলিয়াস, ਏਲੀਅਸ, एलियास Arabic, Somali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Punjabi, Indian (Muslim), Ethiopian, Ge'ez, Amharic, Filipino, Malay, Indonesian, Turkish
Form of ILYAS or ELIAS found in several languages.
ENGINEER એન્જીનિયર Indian (Parsi)
Parsi name literally meaning "engineer", referring to someone who made machines or engines. As the British rule of India demanded for all Parsees to adopt a surname, many used English vocabulary based on their occupation.
ESMAILI اسماعیلی, ইসমাইলি Arabic, Persian, Afghani, Swahili, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Albanian, Kosovar
From the given name ISMAIL.
FAISAL فیصل, ফয়সাল Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name FAYSAL.
FARID فرید, ফরিদ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name FARID.
FAROOQ فاروق Arabic, Urdu
From the given name FARUQ.
FATIMA فاطمہ, ফাতেমা Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name FATIMAH.
FEROZ فیروز Urdu
From the given name FEROZ.
GADDAM గడ్డం Telugu
This surname is primarily from the Telugu states of India (Telangana and Andhra Pradesh). It is the Telugu word for beard
GANDHI ગાંધી, गांधी, ਗਾਂਧੀ 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.
GANGOPADHYAY গঙ্গোপাধ্যায় Bengali
From the name of the Ganges River (also the name of a villge) combined with Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher, instructor, priest".
GANGULY গাঙ্গুলী, গঙ্গোপাধ্যায় Bengali
Variant of GANGOPADHYAY.
GANJOO गंजू Indian, Urdu, Persian
Ganjoo is a surname from Kashmiri Pandit clan . The original name was Ganwar, meaning Person in charge of Treasury in Kings court. This name gradually changed to Ganjoo or Ganju.
GAUTAM गौतम, ਗੌਤਮ Nepali, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
From the given name GAUTAMA.
GEEVARGHESE ഗീവർഗീസ് Indian (Christian), Malayalam
From the given name GEEVARGHESE, used by Malayalam-speaking Saint Thomas Christians.
GEEVARUGHESE ഗീവരുഗീസ് Indian (Christian), Malayalam
From the given name GEEVARUGHESE, used by Malayalam-speaking Saint Thomas Christians.
GENTOO Indian, Telugu, Portuguese
It is a Telugu name, most likely meaning "Gentile". It was first used by the Portuguese.
GHENGAT Urdu, Farsi
Ghengat is clan of mewati muslim rajpoot Pakistan ... [more]
GHOSH ঘোষ Bengali, Indian
Means "cowherder" or "milkman" from Sanskrit गो (gó) meaning "cow, cattle, ox".
GHOSHAL ঘোষাল Indian, Bengali
Possibly derived from the surname GHOSH.
GOEL Indian
Indian (northern states): Hindu (Bania) and Jain name of unknown origin, based on the name of a clan in the Agarwal Bania community.
GOGOI গগৈ Indian, Assamese
Assamese name of unknown meaning.
GOGULA గోగుల Indian, Telugu
Possibly from Telugu గోగు (gōgu) "hemp plant".
GOHAR گوہر Persian, Urdu, Pashto
From the given name GOHAR.
GONSALVES English (British), Portuguese, Indian (Christian)
Variant of GONÇALVES more commonly used in Britain and western India.
GOPAL गोपाल, ଗୋପାଳ, గోపాల్, गोपाळ, கோபால் Indian, Hindi, Odia, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi
From the given name GOPAL.
GOPALAKRISHNAN கோபாலகிருஷ்ணன், ഗോപാലകൃഷ്ണൻ Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
Combination of GOPALA and KRISHNA.
GOSWAMI গোস্বামী, 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".
GOVANI Indian
The meaning of the word is made up of two parts i.e. Go and vani ... [more]
GOYAL Indian
Variant of GOEL.
GUL گل Pakistani, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi, Urdu, Persian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose".
GULI گولی Uzbek, Kurdish, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Albanian, Bosnian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose". It is sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Persian descent.
HABIB হাবিব, حبیب Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name HABIB.
HAIDAR حیدر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name HAIDAR.
HAIDER حیدر, হায়দার Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi, Bengali, Arabic
From the given name HAIDER.
HALIVAR ಹಲಿವರ್ Kannada (Rare)
HAMDANI ہمدانی Arabic, Urdu
From the given name HAMDAN.
HAMZA حمزہ Arabic, Urdu
From the given name HAMZA.
HAQ حق, হক Urdu, Bengali
From Arabic حَقّ (ḥaqq) meaning "true, right, real".
HAQUE হক, حق Bengali, Urdu
Alternate transcription of HAQ.
HARUN ہارون, হারুন, हारून, हरुण Arabic, Somali, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name HARUN.
HASAN حسن, হাসান Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name HASAN.
HASHEM হাসেম Arabic, Bengali
From the given name HASHIM.
HASHMI ہاشمی Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Hashimi.
HASSAN حسن, হাসান Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name HASSAN.
HAWA ہوا, হাওয়া Arabic, Somali, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name HAWA.
HAYAT حیات Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Turkish
From the given name HAYAT.
HAZRA হাজরা Indian, Bengali
Possibly from the name of a location near Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
HEMAN Indian
The name 'Heman' is a Jewish name, meaning 'Faithfull'.... [more]
HIDAYAT ہدایت Arabic, Urdu
From the given name HIDAYAT.
HIMALAYA Indian (Rare), Indonesian (Rare)
Possibly from the name of the Himalaya mountain range in Asia, derived from Sanskrit हिमालय (himā-laya) meaning "snow dwelling".
HIREMATH ಹಿರೇಮಠ Indian, Kannada
Of uncertain meaning.
HOQUE হক Bengali, Assamese
Bengali and Assamese variant of HAQUE.
HOSSAIN হোসেন Bengali
From the given name HUSAYN.
HUSAIN حسین, হুসেন Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name HUSAYN.
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