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Gujarati last names

April 6, 2009 in Uncategorized

Gujarat is an Western Indian state and is close to Mumbai (Maharasthra state).
Most common surnames in Gujarati are Patel, Mehta & Shah. Gujarat is popular for family owned business, it is well believed that entrpreneurship is in their blood.

Common Gujarati last names / surnames:

A

*Acharya
*Adani
*Ajmera
*Ambani
*Amin
*Asher

B

*Barot
*Bhagat
*Bhansali
*Bhatt
*Bunha
*Bhuta
*Bhuva

C

*Chag
*Chandratre
*Chandratreya
*Chauhan
*Chikhalia
*Chitalia
*Chokshi
*Chudasama

D

*Dalal
*Desai
*Dhaduk
*Doshi

G

*Gaekwad
*Ganjawala
*Gajjar
*GANDHI
*Godhania
*Goradia
*Goswami
*Grigg
*Gupta
*Gohil

H

*Hathiwala

J

*Jadeja
*Jariwala
*Jobanputra
*Joshi
*Juthani

K

*Kamdar
*Kanakia
*Kapadia
*Karavadra
*Katira
*Karia
*Kotadia
*Kotak
*Kotecha
*Kuchhadia
*Kyada

L

*Lal
*Lalbhai
*Lakhani

M

*Makwana
*Mehta
*Mistry
*Modi
*Modhwadia
*Mulani
*Munim

N

*Naik

O

*Odedra
*Oza

P

*Palan
*Panchal
*Parekh
*Parikh
*Pathak
*Patel
*Pipalia
*Purohit
*Prajapati

R

*Rathod

S

*Sampat
*Sanghavi
*Sarabhai
*Savalia
*Shah
*Sheladia
*Sheth
*Shroff
*Sisodiya
*Solanki
*Soni
*Sutaria
*Suthar

T

*Talati
*Tandel
*Tanti
*Thakkar
*Thanki
*Tripathi
*Trivedi

V

*Valia
*Visaria
*Visariya
*Vora
*Vyas

Z

*Zariwala

12 responses to Gujarati last names

  1. I just FOUND OUT that EMPEROR WHO RULED DELHI from 1168 through 1192 from afghan invasion was a GUJARATI EMPEROR KNOWN AS PRITHVIRAJ CHAUHAN OH MY GOD!!!!!!!!!

  2. PRITHVIRAJ CHAUHAN was a GUJARATI EMPEROR MAN I HAVE ALWAYS felt TOTALLY PROUD, ESPECIALLY when I’M a GUJARATI GUY.

  3. I want to search my fathers family except their buisness I don’t knw anything.. I want knw from where I get the info of local peoples of gujarat since the birth year of my dad … pls help me out

  4. what is history of “sankhat” privar in gujarat

  5. Dalwadi and Adeshra are also some Gujarati last names.

  6. HOW IS GUGRATI LAKHANI THEY ARE ISMILI OR GUGRATI MUSLIM

    • Lakhani is a Lohana surname or atak.Its originally a Sindhi surname since Lohanas who are now mostly Gujaratis emigrated from Sindh beginning around 500 years ago.Most Gujarati and Kutchi Ismailis or Khojas are converts from Lohana hindus.This is why both Ismail Khojas and Lohanas share common surnames like
      Lakhani,Thobhani,Kanani,Amlani,Popat etc.

  7. what is the meaning of patel surname????

  8. Vani is also gujarati last name. Please add it .

  9. vani is also gujarati last name . Please add it quickly .

  10. i love gujarati people…

  11. Whoever created this post missed quite a few names.

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