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Thota/tota is an Indian surname used mostly by Reddy and Kamma (caste) people. This surname has roots in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu. It is a regal surname, used by the Doras and Deshmukhs of Telangana and Andhra.

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