Newar Submitted Surnames

Newar names are used in the country of Nepal by the Newar people.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Rajopadhyaya राजोपाध्याय Newar
From Sanskrit राजोपाध्याय (rājopādhyāya) meaning "royal guru; royal teacher". This is used by the Rajopadhyaya caste.
Shrestha श्रेष्ठ Newar
From Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (śrēṣṭha) meaning "important; most excellent; great" in Sanskrit. This is originally used by the Shrestha caste but is now adopted by many castes.
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.