are used in the country of Nepal in southern Asia.
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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)
ARYAL अर्याल Nepali
Nepali Hindu surname of unknown meaning.
BUT भट्ट Indian, Kashmiri, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Sindhi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Khmer
Variant of BUTT
CHHETRI क्षत्री Nepali, Indian, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit क्षत्रिय (kṣatríya)
, the name of the Hindu social class consisting of warriors and rulers.
DANGAL दङ्गाल Nepali (Modern)
The surname Dangal is supposed to be the shortened form of the demonym Dangali (pronounced DHAA-NGAA-LEE) for Dang (pronounced DHAA-NG), a district in Mid-Western Nepal. The surname is found to have been adopted by various communities, especially the Tiwaris (for the surname Tiwari), after they migrated to various regions of the countries and the locals in those regions referred to them as Dangalis (later shortened to Dangal) instead of their original surnames.
DHUNGANA ढुङगाना Nepali
From the name of a village in Nepal called Dhungani.
KHATIWADA खतिवडा Nepali
From the name of a village in the Doti District of Nepal.
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".
KOIRALA कोइराला Nepali
From the name of the village of Koirali in Nepal.
KUMARI कुमारी Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Tamil, Nepali, Sinhalese
Means "(young) girl, daughter, princess" in Sanskrit.
LAMA Tibetan, Nepali
A Buddhist name found among people of Tibet and Nepal, from the Tibetan blama
, meaning "priest" or "monk".
LAMICHHANE लामिछाने Nepali
Means "long roof" from Nepali लामो (lāmo)
meaning "long" and छाना (chānā)
meaning "roof". It was traditionally used to refer to families that lived in houses with longer roofs.
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 Indian, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Nepali
From a title derived from Sanskrit नायक (nayaka)
meaning "hero, leader".
NEPAL नेपाल Nepali
Name for someone from the village of Nepa in western-central Nepal.
PARAJULI पराजुली Nepali
From the name of a village in Dailekh District called Parajul.
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
RAJUL राजुल Indian, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Odia
Variant of RAJU
RAYAMAJHI रायमाझी Nepali
Probably a portmanteau of the Nepali words meaning 'Royal Fishmongers'. A member of the Rajput-Chhetri subcaste of Nepali family names.
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".
SHERPA शेर्पा 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]
SHRESTHA श्रेष्ठ Nepali
Means "excellent" in Nepali, ultimately from Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (shreshtha)
meaning "best, most excellent".
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".
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)
THARU थारू, थारु Nepali
Possibly refers to the Tharu, an indigenous ethnic group of Nepal.