Marathi Submitted Surnames

Marathi names are used by the Marathi people in western India. See also about Indian names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ACHARYA आचार्य Indian, Odia, Bengali, Marathi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit आचार्य (acharya) meaning "teacher, instructor".
AGARWAL अग्रवाल Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
Denotes someone originally from the town of Agroha in Haryana state, India.
AGGARWAL अगरवाल Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of AGARWAL.
AHUJA आहुजा Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi
Means "descendant of Ahu", Ahu probably being the name of an ancestor.
BHAGAT भगत Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit भक्त (bhákta) meaning "devotee, worshiper".
BHAT भट Indian, Kashmiri, Marathi, Kannada, Konkani, Urdu
Alternate transcription of BHATT.
BHATT भट्ट Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit भट्ट (bhatta) meaning "lord" or "learned one".
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]
CHAUHAN चौहान 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.
DESAI देसाई 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 Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" (see the given name DEV).
DIXIT दीक्षित Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Odia
Alternate transcription of DIKSHIT.
D'KABRAL डी'काब्राल Indian (Christian), Marathi
Form of CABRAL more common among Marathi Christians.
DOSHI दोशी Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "cloth seller" derived from Persian دوش (duš) meaning "shoulder".
DUBEY दुबे Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
Variant of DWIVEDI.
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).
GAUTAM गौतम Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Nepali
From the given name GAUTAMA.
GOKHALE गोखले Indian, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit गवाक्ष (gavaksha) meaning "round window" (literally "cow eye"), from गो (go) meaning "cow" and अक्षि (akshi) meaning "eye"... [more]
GOPAL गोपाळ Indian, Hindi, Odia, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi
From the given name GOPAL.
HIRA हिरा Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Tamil
From the given name HIRA.
JADHAV जाधव Indian, Marathi
Marathi variant of YADAV.
JHA झा Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अध्यापक (adhyapaka) meaning "teacher".
KAMAT कामत 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".
KAMBLE कांबळे Indian, Marathi, Konkani
Occupational name for a weaver of blankets or a nickname for a person who often carried blankets with them, derived from Sanskrit कम्बल (kambala) meaning "blanket".
KARI Finnish, German (Austrian), Slovene (?), Hungarian, Indian, Marathi
As a Finnish name, it is a topographic and ornamental name from kari "small island", "stony rapids", "sandbar", or "rocky place in a field". This name is found throughout Finland.... [more]
KHARE खरे Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "pure, true" in Hindi and Marathi.
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".
KOTHARI कोठारी Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit कोष्ठागारिक (koṣṭhāgārika) meaning "storekeeper".
LAKSHMAN लक्ष्मण Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
From the given name LAKSHMAN.
MAHAJAN महाजन 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 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".
MANDAL मंडल Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Odia, Marathi, Nepali
Derived either from a title given to the head of a village or from Sanskrit मण्डल (mandala) meaning "circle, wheel, disk, halo".
MEHENDALE Indian (Rare), Marathi (Rare)
An Indian Brahmin surname of unknown meaning from the Indian state of Maharashtra.
MEHTA मेहता Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit महित (mahita) meaning "honoured, worshipped, esteemed".
NAIK नाईक Indian, Odia, Marathi, Konkani, Telugu
Variant of NAYAK.
NAYAK नायक Indian, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Nepali
From a title derived from Sanskrit नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
PAL पाल Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit पाल (pala) meaning "guard, protector".
PANDEY पांडे Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit पण्डित (pandita) meaning "scholar, teacher".
PANDIT पंडित Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit पण्डित (pandita) meaning "learned, wise" or "scholar, teacher".
PATHAK पाठक Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit पाठक (pathaka) meaning "reader, learner".
PAUL पॉल Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi
Variant of PAL.
POWALE पोवले Indian, Marathi
Meaning unknown, of Marathi or Konkani origin.
PRADHAN प्रधान Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Nepali
From a title derived from Sanskrit प्रधान (pradhana) meaning "chief, head".
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]
RAI राय Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Punjabi, Marathi, Nepali
Variant of RAJ.
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.
RAJPUT राजपूत Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Assamese, Punjabi, Pakistani, Urdu
From Sanskrit राजपुत्र (rajaputra) meaning "prince" (literally "son of the king"), derived from राज (raja) meaning "king" combined with पुत्र (putra) meaning "child, son".
RANA राणा Indian, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Nepali, Urdu
From the Sanskrit title राणा (rana) meaning "king".
ROSHAN रोशन Persian, Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati
From the given name ROSHAN.
SACHDEV सचदेव Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit सत्य (satya) meaning "true, virtuous, good" and देव (devá) meaning "deity, god".
SAHU साहू Indian, Odia, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sadhu) meaning "merchant, money-lender, banker".
SATHI साथी Indian, Odia, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Urdu, Thai
Alternate transcription of SETHI.
SETH सेठ Indian, Hindi, Odia, Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi
Means "merchant, banker" in Hindi, ultimately from Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (shreshtha) meaning "best, chief, most excellent".
SHAH शाह Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sādhú) meaning "gentleman, virtuous man".
SHINDE शिंदे Indian, Marathi
Meaning unknown; this was also the name of a Indian dynasty from Maharashtra.
SHRIVASTAVA श्रीवास्तव Indian, Nepali, Marathi, Hindi
Variant transcription of SHRIVASTAV.
SHUKLA शुक्ला Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit शुक्ल (shukla) meaning "white, bright, pure".
SINGKH सिंघ Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Nepali, Indian (Sikh)
Alternate transcription of SINGH.
SOLANKI 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.
SRIVASTAVA श्रीवास्तव Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of SHRIVASTAV.
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).
THAKKAR ठक्कर Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
From Sanskrit ठक्कुर (ṭhakkura) meaning "deity".
THAKUR ठाकूर Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From a feudal title meaning "lord, master", derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (thakkura) meaning "deity".
TRIPATHI त्रिपाठी Indian, Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
From Sanskrit त्रिपाठिन् (tripathin) meaning "one who has studied three Vedas".
TRIVEDI त्रिवेदी Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "one who knows the three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (tri) meaning "three" and वेद (veda) meaning "Veda".
UPADHYAY उपाध्याय Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya) meaning "teacher".
VARMA वर्मा Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit वर्मन् (varman) meaning "armour, protection".
VERMA वर्मा Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of VARMA.
VIDHANI विधानी Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit विधान (vidhāna) meaning "disposing, arranging".
VIKRAM विक्रम Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Cook Islands Maori
From the given name VIKRAM.
YADAV यादव Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi, Nepali
From Sanskrit यादव (yadava) meaning "descendant of Yadu", Yadu being a legendary king in Hindu mythology who was believed to be an ancestor of Krishna.