Odia Submitted Surnames

Odia or Oriya names are used in eastern India (in the state of Odisha). See also about Indian names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Acharya ଆଚାର୍ଯ୍ୟ Indian, Odia, Bengali, Marathi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit आचार्य (acharya) meaning "teacher, instructor".
Adhikari ଅଧିକାରୀ Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Hindi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अधिकारिन् (adhikarin) meaning "official, authority, officer".
Bai Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam
Perhaps derived from Hindi बाई (bāī) meaning "lady".
Behera ବେହେରା Indian, Odia
Means "owner, master, leader" in Odia.
Bhuyan ଭୁୟାଁ Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Means "landlord, chieftain", derived from Sanskrit भूमि (bhumi) meaning "earth, soil".
Biswas ବିଶ୍ୱାସ Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit विश्वास (vishvasha) meaning "trust, confidence, faith".
Choudhuri ଚୌଧୁରୀ Indian, Bengali, Odia, Assamese
Variant of Chaudhary.
Datta Bengali, Indian, Odia
Variant transcription of Dutta.
Devi ଦେବୀ 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]
Dey ଦେ Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Derived either from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" or देय (deya) meaning "fit or proper (for a gift)".
Dikshit ଦୀକ୍ଷିତ Indian, Hindi, Odia
From Sanskrit दीक्षित (dikshita) meaning "one who is initiated", ultimately from दीक्षा (diksha) meaning "initiation, dedication". The term was historically used to refer to teachers and scholars of the Brahmin caste.
Dixit ଦୀକ୍ଷିତ Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Odia
Alternate transcription of Dikshit.
Durga ଦୁର୍ଗା Indian, Odia, Telugu
From the given name Durga, the name of a Hindu warrior goddess.
Ghosh ଘୋଷ Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit घोष (ghosha) meaning "milkman" or "cowherd", ultimately from गो (go) meaning "cow".
Gopal ଗୋପାଳ Indian, Hindi, Odia, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi
From the given name Gopal.
Jani ଜାନୀ Indian, Odia, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit ज्ञानिन् (jñānin) meaning "knowing, learned, wise".
Jena ଜେନା Indian, Odia
Means "prince" in Odia.
Jha ଝା Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अध्यापक (adhyapaka) meaning "teacher".
Khaton ଖାଟନ୍ Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of Khatun.
Khatun ଖାତୁନ Bengali, Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Odia, Nepali
From the Persian title خاتون‎ (khatun) meaning "lady, noblewoman", the feminine counterpart to Khan.
Kul ଗୁଲ୍ Pakistani, Pashto, Punjabi, Bengali, Assamese, Sindhi, Balochi, Urdu, Persian, Kurdish, Odia, Thai, Khmer, Lao
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose".
Kumari କୁମାରୀ Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Tamil, Nepali, Sinhalese
Means "(young) girl, daughter, princess" in Sanskrit.
Lakshmi ଲକ୍ଷ୍ମୀ Indian, Telugu, Odia, Tamil, Malayalam
From the given name Lakshmi.
Mahapatra ମହାପାତ୍ର Indian, Odia
From the Sanskrit महत् (mahat) "great, large, big" possibly combined with पात्र (pātra) "drinking-vessel, goblet, bowl, cup".
Maharana ମହାରଣା Indian, Odia
Derived from the Sanskrit title महाराणा (maharana) meaning "king of kings", from महा (maha) meaning "great" and राणा (rana) meaning "king".
Mahato ମାହାତୋ Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Odia, Nepali
From a title given to the head of a village or a well-to-do peasant, possibly derived from Sanskrit महत् (mahat) meaning "great, large, big".
Majhi ମାଝି Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese
Possibly from the Bengali মাঝি (mājhi) meaning "boatman, oarsman, waterman".
Mallick ମଲିକ Indian, Bengali, Odia, Urdu
Variant transcription of Malick.
Mandal ମଣ୍ଡଳ 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".
Mohanty ମହାନ୍ତି Indian, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit महत् (mahát) meaning "great, large".
Naik ନାୟକ Indian, Odia, Marathi, Konkani, Telugu
Variant of Nayak.
Nanda ନନ୍ଦ Indian, Odia, Hindi, Punjabi
From the given name Nanda.
Nat ନାଟ୍ Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Khmer
Variant of Nath.
Nath ନାଥ Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi
From Sanskrit नाथ (natha) meaning "lord, owner, protector".
Nayak ନାୟକ Indian, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Nepali
From a title derived from Sanskrit नायक (nayaka) meaning "hero, leader".
Pal ପାଲ Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit पाल (pala) meaning "guard, protector".
Pandit ପଣ୍ଡିତ Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit पण्डित (pandita) meaning "learned, wise" or "scholar, teacher".
Pradhan ପଧାନ Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Nepali
From a title derived from Sanskrit प्रधान (pradhana) meaning "chief, head".
Pramanik ପ୍ରାମାଣିକ Indian, Bengali, Odia, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit प्रामाणिक (pramanika) meaning "genuine, authentic".
Prasad ପ୍ରସାଦ 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]
Raj ରାଜ Indian, Punjabi, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit राज (raja) meaning "king".
Rana ରାଣା Indian, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Nepali, Urdu
From the Sanskrit title राणा (rana) meaning "king".
Ray ରାୟ Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Odia
Variant of Raj.
Saha ସାହା Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sadhu) meaning "merchant, money-lender, banker".
Sahoo ସାହୁ Indian, Odia, Bengali, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Sahu.
Sahu ସାହୁ Indian, Odia, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sadhu) meaning "merchant, money-lender, banker".
Sarakar ସରକାର Indian, Odia
Odia variant of Sarkar.
Sathi ସାଥି Indian, Odia, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Urdu, Thai
Alternate transcription of Sethi.
Seth ଶେଠ Indian, Hindi, Odia, Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi
Means "merchant, banker" in Hindi, ultimately from Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (shreshtha) meaning "best, chief, most excellent".
Sethi ସେଠୀ Indian, Odia, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu
Occupational name for a merchant from Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (shreshtha) meaning "best, chief, most excellent".
Simha ସିଂହ Indian, Odia, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Sinha.
Som ସୋଂ Khmer, Bengali, Odia
Surya ସୂର୍ଯ୍ୟ 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 ଠାକୁର Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From a feudal title meaning "lord, master", derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (thakkura) meaning "deity".
Thapa 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.
Tripathi ତ୍ରିପାଠୀ Indian, Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
From Sanskrit त्रिपाठिन् (tripathin) meaning "one who has studied three Vedas".
Xatun ଜାଟୁନ୍ Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi, Kurdish, Azerbaijani, Albanian, Bosnian
Alternate transcription of Khatun. It is common in Xinjiang, China. It is also sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Azerbaijani descent.