Indian Submitted Surnames

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Selim সেলিম Arabic, Bengali
Derived from the given name Salim.
Sen সেন Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit सेना (sena) meaning "army, armament".
Sengupta সেনগুপ্ত Bengali, Indian
Derived from Sanskrit सेना (sénā) meaning "army, armament" combined with Gupta.
Senthilkumar Tamil
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Serker সরকার Bengali
Variant of Sarkar.
Seth सेठ, ଶେଠ, শেঠ, ਸੇਠ Indian, Hindi, Odia, Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi
Means "merchant, banker" in Hindi, ultimately from Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (shreshtha) meaning "best, chief, most excellent".
Sethi ସେଠୀ, सेठी, ਸੇਠੀ, سیٹھی Indian, Odia, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu
Occupational name for a merchant from Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (shreshtha) meaning "best, chief, most excellent".
Sethna સેઠના, सेठना Indian (Parsi)
Gujarati Parsi name meaning "pertaining to the banker", derived from Hindi सेठ (seṭh) meaning "merchant, banker" (see Seth).
Shad شاد Arabic, Urdu, Persian
Derived from the given name Shad 1.
Shafeeq شفیق Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
Derived from the given name Shafiq.
Shafi شفیع, সাফি Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Derived from the given name Shafi.
Shafique شفیق Urdu
Derived from the given name Shafiq.
Shah शाह, શાહ, শাহ, ਸ਼ਾਹ Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sādhú) meaning "gentleman, virtuous man".
Shahbaz شہباز Urdu
From the given name Shahbaz.
Shahed শাহেদ Arabic, Bengali
Derived from the given name Shahid.
Shaheed شاہد, শহীদ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
From the given name Shahid.
Shaheen شاہین, শাহীন Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Shahin.
Shahi شاہی Persian, Punjabi, Urdu
Derived from Persian شاه (shah) meaning "king".
Shahid شاہد Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Shahid.
Shahin শাহীন Arabic, Bengali
From the given name Shahin.
Shahzad شہزاد Urdu, Pashto
From the given name Shahzad.
Shahzadi شہزادی Urdu
From the given name Shahzad.
Shaikh شیخ‎, শেখ Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Sheikh.
Shakir شاکر Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Shakir.
Shakoor شکور Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Shakur.
Shakur শাকুর, शकूर Bengali, Indian (Muslim), Urdu
From the given name Shakur.
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".
Shams شمس, শামস Arabic, Persian, Bengali, Urdu
Derived from the given name Shams.
Shan Gujarati, Hindi
A Gujarati and Hindi surname with an unknown meaning.
Shankar शंकर, ஷங்கர், శంకర్, ರವಿಶಂಕರ್ Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
From the given name Shankar.
Shareef شریف Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Sharif.
Sharif شریف, শরীফ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Sharif.
Shastri शास्त्री Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From a title meaning "scholar", itself derived from Sanskrit शास्त्रिन् (shastrin) denoting a person who was well-versed in the shastras (ancient Indian texts).
Shastry ಶಾಸ್ತ್ರಿ, శాస్త్రి Indian, Kannada, Telugu
Kannada and Telugu variant of Shastri.
Shaukat شوکت Urdu
From the given name Shawkat.
Shaukat شوکت Urdu
From the given name Shaukat.
Shehan ஶெஹந் Sinhalese, Dhivehi, Tamil
From the given name Shehan.
Shehzad شہزاد Urdu
Derived from the given name Shahzad.
Sheik শেখ Arabic, Indian, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Arabic شيخ or Bengali শেখ (see Sheikh).
Sheikh শেখ, شیخ Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the Arabic title شَيْخ (šayḵ) meaning "chief, chieftain, head". It is used to denote a political or spiritual leader of a Muslim community.
Sher شیر Urdu
Derived from the given name Sher.
Sherpa শেরপা Nepali, Indian, Tibetan, Bengali
From the name of the Sherpa people, a Tibetic ethnic group inhabiting Nepal, China, Bhutan, and the Himalayas. The name itself is derived from Sherpa ཤར (shar) meaning "east" and wa "people" (thus, "people of the east" or "eastern people"), a reference to their origin in northeastern Nepal... [more]
Shihab শিহাব Arabic, Bengali, Dhivehi
From the given name Shihab.
Shikari शिकारी Indian, Hindi
From Hindi meaning "hunter, huntsman".
Shikdar সিকদার Bengali
Alternate transcription of Bengali সিকদার (see Sikder).
Shikder শিকদার Bengali
Alternate transcription of Bengali শিকদার (see Sikder).
Shinde शिंदे Indian, Marathi
Meaning unknown; this was also the name of a Indian dynasty from Maharashtra.
Shitole शितोले Indian
Shivdasani शिवदेसानी Sindhi, Hindi
Shoaib شعيب Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Shoaib.
Shrivastav श्रीवास्तव Indian, Hindi
Short form of Sanskrit श्रीवास्तव्य (shrivastavya) meaning "abode of wealth", itself from श्री (shri) meaning "diffusing light, radiance, splendour, beauty, wealth, prosperity" and वास्तव्य (vastavya) meaning "residence, abode, dwelling, inhabiting".
Shrivastava श्रीवास्तव Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Shrivastav.
Shroff साहूकार, શ્રોફ, شراف Indian, Hindi, Gujarati, Arabic, Urdu, Indian (Parsi)
Originally an occupational name for a cashier, money changer or banker, derived from Gujarati સરાફ (saraf) meaning "bullion merchant", itself ultimately derived from Arabic صراف (sarraf) meaning "teller".
Shukla शुक्ला, শুক্লা, શુક્લ, ਸ਼ੁਕਲਾ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit शुक्ल (shukla) meaning "white, bright, pure".
Shyamalan ശ്യാമളൻ Indian (Rare), Malayalam (Rare)
Derived from the given name Shyamal or Shyama. This is the surname of Manoj "M... [more]
Siddiq صدیق, সিদ্দিক Arabic, Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, Bengali
Derived from Arabic صَدِيق (ṣiddīq) meaning "truthful, veracious".
Siddiqi صدیقی‎, সিদ্দিকী Persian, Urdu, Sindhi, Balochi, Bengali
Variant transcription of Siddiqui.
Siddique صدیق, সিদ্দিক Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Siddiqui.
Siddiqui صدیقی, সিদ্দিকা Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From Arabic صَادِق (ṣādiq) meaning "true, truthful, veracious". It was traditionally used as an honorific title or a nickname for a trustworthy person.
Sidhu ਸਿੱਧੂ Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
From Sanskrit सिद्ध (siddha) meaning "accomplished, proven".
Siingh ਸਿੰਘ Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Variant of Singh.
Sikandar سکندر Persian, Urdu, Pashto
From the given name Sikandar.
Sikander سکندر Urdu
Derived from the given name Sikander.
Sikari ਸ਼ਿਕਾਰੀ, शिकारी, শিকারী Punjabi, Bengali, Nepali, Marathi
Means "hunter, huntsman".
Sikdar সিকদার Indian, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Bengali সিকদার (see Sikder).
Sikder শিকদার, সিকদার Bengali
From a historical title used to denote a person who owned one quarter of land, derived from Bengali সিকি (siki) meaning "quarter, fourth".
Simha ସିଂହ, సింహ Indian, Odia, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Sinha.
Sing German, Chinese (Cantonese), Indian
German: probably a variant of Seng. ... [more]
Singha সিংহ Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Singhal सिंघल, ਸਿੰਘਲ Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Means "leonine, like a lion", derived from Sanskrit सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Singkh सिंगख, सिंघ, ਸਿੰਘ Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Nepali, Indian (Sikh)
Alternate transcription of Singh.
Singla ਸਿੰਗਲਾ Indian, Punjabi
Punjabi variant of Singhal.
Sinha सिन्हा, সিনহা, সিংহ Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion" (see Singh).
Sippy सिप्पी Sindhi, Hindi
Siraj سراج, সিরাজ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
Derived from the given name Siraj.
Sitar Indian
A type of Indian musical instrumen.
Sohail سہیل Urdu
Derived from the given name Suhail.
Sohel সোহেল Bengali
From the given name Sohel.
Sohrab سہراب Persian, Urdu
Derived from the given name Sohrab.
Solaiman সোলায়মান Arabic, Bengali, Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao
Derived from the given name Sulayman.
Solanki સોલંકી, सोलंकी 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.
Sologar Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Fijian
Sanskrit name of unknown origin, common in Fiji. May be related to Solgar.
Som সোঁ, ସୋଂ Khmer, Bengali, Odia
Som সোম Indian, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit सोम (soma) meaning "moon".
Soman Indian
Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit soma ‘moon’ + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.
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.
Sontakke সোনটাক্কে Indian
Means 'golden percentage'. It is derived from the words son, meaning 'golden', and takke, meaning 'percentage'. It originated in the region around Pune city, India -forebears.io
Sood ਸੂਦ Indian, Punjabi
From the name of a mercantile caste derived from Persian سود (sud) meaning "profit, gain, benefit".
Soomro Pakistani, Sindhi
From the name of the city of سامراء (Sāmarrāʾ) in present-day Iraq. This is the name of a Sindhi tribe in southeastern Pakistan, along with a historical regional dynasty in India (the Soomra).
Soudagar Urdu
soudagar is the word related to one who do the business
Srinivasan ஶ்ரீனிவாசன் Indian, Tamil
Tamil variant of Shrinivas.
Srivastav श्रीवास्तव Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Shrivastav.
Srivastava श्रीवास्तव Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Shrivastav.
Subba सुब्बा Indian
Subbiah Indian
Tamil Last Name
Subhan سبحان Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Subhan.
Subramaniam சுப்பிரமணியம் Tamil
From the given name Subramaniam
Subramanian Indian
A Hindu name, based on Sanskrit subrahmaṅya "dear to Brahmans".
Sufian সুফিয়ান Arabic, Bengali
From the given name Sufyan.
Suhail سہیل Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Suhail.
Sulaiman سلیمان Arabic, Maguindanao, Urdu
From the given name Sulayman.
Sule Indian
1 Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu (Maratha) name, from Marathi suḷa ‘pointed tooth’, from Sanskrit šūla ‘spike’, ‘spear’.... [more]
Suleman سلیمان Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Sulayman.
Sur Indian, Bengali (Hindu), Sanskrit
From Sanskrit šūra "brave".
Suresh సురేష్, സുരേഷ്, சுரேஷ், सुरेश, ಸುರೆಶ್ 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.
Surve सुर्वे Indian
Surya సూర్య Indian, Telugu
From the given name Surya.
Suryanarayana సూర్యనారాయణ Indian, Telugu
From the given name Suryanarayana.
Suryavanshi सूर्यवंशी Indian, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit सूर्य (surya) meaning "sun" and वंश (vansha) meaning "lineage, clan".
Sutar सुतार, ସୁତାର, সুতার Indian, Marathi, Odia, Bengali
Variant of Sutradhar.
Suthar સુથાર Indian, Gujarati
Variant of Sutradhar.
Sutradhar সূত্রধর, সূত্ৰধাৰ Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit सूत्रधार (sutradhara) meaning "thread-holder" or "carpenter", from सूत्र (sutra) meaning "thread, string, line" and धार (dhara) meaning "holding, bearing" (referring to a carpenter's role in weaving together different parts of wooden or metal structures).
Swaminathan Indian
From a personal name derived from Sanskrit Svāmi ‘Lord’ + Nātha ‘Lord’ + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -N.
Swarnakar স্বর্ণকার Bengali
Means "goldsmith" in Bengali.
Tabassum تبسم, তাবাসসুম Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
Derived from the given name Tabassum.
Tachuri Telugu
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Tagore ঠাকুর Indian, Bengali
Bengali form of Thakur.
Taher তাহের Arabic, Bengali
From the given name Tahir.
Tahir طاہر‎ Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Tahir.
Tahmid তাহমিদ Bengali
From the given name Tahmid.
Tahseen তাহসিন Arabic, Bengali
From the given name Tahsin.
Tahsin তাহসিন Arabic, Bengali
From the given name Tahsin.
Taj تاج Pashto, Urdu, Persian
Derived from the given name Taj.
Taj تاج Arabic, Urdu, Pashto, Persian
Derived from the given name Taj.
Taka टका Indian
Talavar ತಲಾವರ್ Indian, Kannada
Talha তালহা, طلحہ Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
Derived from the given name Talha.
Talukdar তালুকদার, তালুকদাৰ Bengali, Indian, Assamese
Bengali alternate transcription of Talukder as well as the Assamese form.
Talukder তালুকদার Bengali
From a title for land-owning aristocrats in the Mughal Empire and British Raj who were responsible for collecting taxes. The title itself was derived from Arabic تعلق (ta'alluq) meaning "attachment, affiliation" combined with the Persian suffix دار (-dar) indicating ownership.
Talwar Indian
Sikh name based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community, derived from Panjabitəlwār ‘sword’ (Sanskrit taravāri).
Tambat तांबट Marathi
Marathi form of Tamrakar.
Tamrakar ताम्रकार Newar, Indian
Means "copper maker; craftsman" in Sanskrit. This is used by the Tamrakar caste of Nepal and India, and mainly of Newar ethnicity in Nepal.
Tandon ਟੰਡਨ, टंडन Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
Of unknown meaning.
Taneja Indian
This surname was apparently derived from tən‘blade of grass’ (from Sanskrit tṛna).
Tanveer تنویر Urdu
From the given name Tanwir.
Tanvir তানভীর, تنویر Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Tanwir.
Tarafdar তরফদার Bengali
From a title which denoted a holder of a taraf (a type of administrative division formerly used in South Asia), itself derived from Arabic طرف (taraf) meaning "area, section, side" and the Persian suffix دار (dar) indicating ownership.
Tarafder তরফদার Bengali
Alternate transcription of Bengali তরফদার (see Tarafdar).
Tarek তারেক Arabic, Bengali
Derived from the given name Tariq.
Tareq তারেক Bengali, Arabic
Derived from the given name Tariq.
Tareque তারেক Bengali
Derived from the given name Tariq.
Tariq طارق Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Tariq.
Tarique তারেক Bengali
Derived from the given name Tariq.
Taynak Indian
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Tayyab طیب Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Tayyab.
Telaga Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, mostly denoting agricultural laborers.
Tewari তিওয়ারি, तिवारी, ਤਿਵਾੜੀ Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Punjabi
Variant of Tiwari.
Thaker ઠાકર Indian, Gujarati
Variant of Thakkar.
Thakkar ઠક્કર, ठक्कर Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
From Sanskrit ठक्कुर (ṭhakkura) meaning "deity".
Thakur ठाकुर, ठाकूर, ঠাকুর, ਠਾਕੁਰ, ଠାକୁର Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From a feudal title meaning "lord, master", derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (thakkura) meaning "deity".
Thankappan തങ്കപ്പൻ Malayalam
Thapa थापा, থাপা, ଥାପା 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.
Thevar தேவர் Tamil
The Mukkulathor people, who are also collectively known as Thevar, are a community or group of communities native to the central and southern districts of Tamil Nadu, India. They comprise the Agamudayar, Kallar and Maravar communities that share a common myth of origin and claim to have once been members of various ancient South Indian dynasties.
Thondan தொண்டன் Tamil, Indian
Tamil for "devotee, votary".
Thorat थोरात Indian
Tisgaonkar Marathi
It is derived from the words “tis” meaning “three” and “gaonkar” meaning “landlord or village headman.” The surname’s meaning is “the headman of three villages.”
Tiwana ਟਿਵਾਣਾ Indian, Pakistani, Punjabi
Habitational name from the village of Tiwana in present-day Pakistan.
Tiwari तिवारी, তিওয়ারী, ਤਿਵਾਰੀ, ତିୱାରୀ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Nepali
Variant of Trivedi or Tripathi.
Tiwary तिवारी Indian, Hindi
Variant of Tiwari.
Topno टोपनो Indian
Trikah Indian
Variant of Trikha.
Trikha त्रिखा Indian, Hindi
Tripathi त्रिपाठी, ତ୍ରିପାଠୀ, ত্রিপাঠি, ਤ੍ਰਿਪਾਠੀ Indian, Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
From Sanskrit त्रिपाठिन् (tripathin) meaning "one who has studied three Vedas".
Tripathy त्रिपाठी, ତ୍ରିପାଠୀ, ত্রিপাঠি, ਤ੍ਰਿਪਾਠੀ Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
Variant transcription of Tripathi.
Trivedi त्रिवेदी, ત્રિવેદી Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "one who knows the three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (tri) meaning "three" and वेद (veda) meaning "Veda".
Tufail طفیل Urdu
Derived from the given name Tufail.
Tumas ٹوما Arabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name Tumas.
Tyagi त्यागी Indian, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit त्यागिन् (tyagin) meaning "leaving, abandoning, sacrificing", so named because some members of this caste may have chosen to leave their traditional practice of agriculture in favor of learning and teaching-based occupations (or vice versa).
Ubaidullah عبیداللہ Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Ubaidullah.
Uddin উদ্দিন, الدین Bengali, Urdu, Tausug
From Arabic الدين (ad-dīn) meaning "the religion", commonly used as a suffix for given names.
Ullah اللہ, উল্লাহ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "of Allah, of God" from Arabic اللّٰه (Allah) referring to the monotheistic god in Islam. It is commonly used as a component in given names.
Umar عمر Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Umar.
Umer عمر Urdu
Derived from the given name Umar.
Undirmare Indian
Marathi name meaning "mice killer"
Unnikrishnan ഉണ്ണികൃഷ്ണന്‍ Malayalam
Means "Lord Krishna" or "young Krishna", a combination of the title and given name ഉണ്ണി (uṇṇi) meaning "infant boy, young boy" and the name of Krishna, Hindu deity.
Upadhyay उपाध्याय, উপাধ্যায়, ઉપાધ્યાય Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher".
Upadhyaya उपाध्याय, উপাধ্যায় Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Assamese
Variant transcription of Upadhyay.
Upadhyayula Telugu
Telugu form of Upadhyay.
Uppadathil Malayalam
From Old Malayalam uppadam (sea), lit. "from over the Arabian sea," referring to the descendants of a group of Arab traders who settled in Kerala. Predominantly Muslim, although sizeable sections have branched away and practice Hinduism... [more]
Uppara Indian, Tamil
Another form of Oppara.
Urang उरंग Indian
Usman عثمان Arabic, Urdu, Filipino, Maguindanao, Tausug, Maranao, Dhivehi
From the given name Uthman.
Usmani عثمانی Urdu
From the given name Uthman.
Vagh वाघ Indian
Means "tiger" in Hindi
Vaidya वैद्य Indian, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit वैद्य (vaidya) meaning "physician, doctor", ultimately from the word विद् (vid) meaning "to know".
Vanga వంగా Indian, Telugu
Vanniyan Indian
It denotes those belonging to the Palli caste.
Varadarajan वरदराजन Indian, Hindi
Derived from Hindi वरदराजन (varadaraajan).
Varadkar वराडकर Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Derived from the name of the village of Varad in the Sindhudurg district in Maharashtra, India. A famous bearer is the Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar (1979-).
Varghese വർഗീസ്, വർഗ്ഗീസ് Indian (Christian), Malayalam
From the given name Varghese, used by Malayalam-speaking Saint Thomas Christians.
Varma वर्मा, వర్మ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit वर्मन् (varman) meaning "armour, protection".
Varughese വരുഗീസ് Indian (Christian), Malayalam
From the given name Varughese, used by Malayalam-speaking Saint Thomas Christians.
Vati वती Indian
From given name Vati meaning "nature"
Velama Indian, Telugu
It is a Telugu name, denoting mainly agricultural laborers.
Vellala Indian, Tamil
It is a Tamil name, denoting agricultural laborers.
Vellalan Indian, Tamil
Alternate spelling of Vellala.
Venkataraman Indian
From Sanskrit venkạteša ‘lord of Venkata hill’, an epithet of the god Vishnu (from venkạta ‘name of the hill’ + īša‘lord’).
Venkatesh వెంకటేష్, வெங்கடேஷ், ವೆಂಕಟೇಶ್ Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
Means "lord of Venkata", from Venkata, the name of a hill in southern India (see Venkata), combined with Sanskrit ईश (īśa) meaning "lord, master, husband" (see Isha).
Verma वर्मा, ਵਰਮਾ, বর্মা Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Varma.
Vidhani विधानी, વિદ્યાની Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit विधान (vidhāna) meaning "disposing, arranging".
Vijay विजय, விஜய், ವಿಜಯ್, విజయ్, വിജയ് Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Punjabi
From the given name Vijay.
Vikram وکرم, विक्रम, વિક્રમ, విక్రమ్, விக்ரம் 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.
Virk विर्क, ورک Filipino, Indian (Sikh), Muslim, Urdu, Sanskrit, Tagalog, Indonesian, Malaysian, Spanish (Philippines)
Villages in the Punjab region of Subcontinent had the surname of “Virk” . Mostly occupied by Muslims and Sikhs of the Jat Clan. The name means “Wolf” or “Gift of God”, it’s meaning is unclear... [more]
Vishwakarma विश्वकर्मा Indian
Vivek विवेक, વિવેક, விவேக், ವಿವೇಕ್, వివేక్ Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali
From the given name Vivek.
Vyas Hindi
Brahmin name from Sanskrit व्यास (vyāsa) meaning 'compiler'. This was the name of the Sanskrit sage said to have compiled the Mahabharata.
Wadhwa Indian (Sikh)
Sikh name based on the name of an Arora clan.
Wadia वाडिया, વાડિયા Indian (Parsi)
Parsi surname possibly derived from Wadia, the name of a village in Gujarat.
Wadood ودود Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Wadud.
Wadud ওয়াদুদ Arabic, Bengali
Derived from the given name Wadud.
Waghdhare Indian
A Marathi surname meaning "Tiger Catcher"
Waghmare वाघमारे Indian, Marathi
Means "tiger killer" from Marathi वाघ (vagh) meaning "tiger" and मारणे (marne) meaning "to kill".
Wahab وہاب Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Urdu
From the given name Wahab.
Waheed وحید Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Wahid.
Wajid واجد Arabic, Urdu
Derived from the given name Wajid.
Wali ولی, ওয়ালি Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Arabic
Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy) meaning "helper, friend, protector", used in Islam to describe a saint.
Walia ਵਾਲੀਆ Indian, Punjabi
Punjabi name of unknown meaning.
Wappara Indian, Tamil
Another form of Oppara.