Tiwari ( // ) , from Sanskrit 'tripāṭhin' (learned in three vedas), is a Hindu surname found in India and Nepal. Alternative spellings include Tiwary and Tewari.
Mishra is a surname found among Hindu Brahmin, in the northern, eastern, western and central parts of India and in Nepal. This is the list of notable people with Mishra surname, who may or may not be associated with Brahmin caste.
Gupta is a common surname or last name of Indian origin. It is based on the Sanskrit word गोप्तृgoptṛ, which means 'guardian' or 'protector'. According to historian R. C. Majumdar, the surname Gupta was adopted by several different communities in northern and eastern India at different times.
Joshi is a surname used by the Brahmin (caste) in India and Nepal. Joshi is also sometimes spelled as Jyoshi. The name is derived from the Sanskrit word Jyotishi meaning "astrologer" or a person who practices jyotisha. Jyotisha refers to Hindu astrology and astronomy and is derived from jyotish.
Sharma is a Hindu Brahmin surname. The Sanskrit stem ṣárman- can mean 'joyfulness', 'comfort', 'happiness'. Sarma and Sarmah are alternative English spellings of the name, commonly used by Assamese Brahmins. The names Sharman, Sharma and Sharmavu are used in South India, albeit uncommonly.
Pandey, Pande, or Panday is a surname found commonly among the communities of Saryupareen and Kanykubj Brahmin Brahmins in India and both Kanyakubj Bahun and Chhetri communities of Nepal.
Kumar is a title, given name, middle name, or a family name found in the Indian subcontinent, mainly in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal, though not specific to any religion, ethnicity, or caste. It is a generic title which variously means prince, son, boy, or chaste. It is the 11th most common family name in the world as of August 2019.
Chaudhary is a common surname in the indian subcontinent, originally derived from an Indian hereditary title. "Chaudhary" is a term adapted from the Sanskrit word caturdhara, literally "holder of four". 'Chaudhary' was first bestowed by the various rulers of the Delhi Sultanate, and the custom was continued by the breakaway Bengal Sultanate. Later, the Mughals and the Nawabs conferred the same title in great numbers. Chaudharies were "local magnates" responsible for land taxes alongside an amil and a karkun (accountant) in the local-level administrative units known as parganas.
Pant or Panta is a last name, commonly found in Nepal and in the Indian states of Uttarakhand and Maharashtra. It is a traditional surname used by Brahmins, a priestly community. Foremostly involved in the activities of the state, they were generally found involved in activities such as academics, religion, management, politics and warfare.
Tripathi or Tripathy is a Hindu Brahmin family name in India and Nepal. Trivedi and Tiwari are variants of the name.
Kaushik or Kaushike or Koushik/Kousik is a surname and gotra of Brahmins named after Brahmarishi Vishvamitra. Kaushik/Koushik is ancient Indian 'Gotra' applied to an Indian clan. Origin of Kaushik can be referenced to an ancient Hindu text. There was a Rishi (saint) by the name of "Vishvamitra" literally meaning 'friend of the universe', 'Vishwa' as in universe and 'Mitra' as in friend, he was also called as Rishi "Kaushik".Vishvamitra is famous in many legendary stories and in different works of Hindu literature. Kaushika is pravara of Vishwamitra gotra.
Manoj Kumar Tiwari is an Indian politician, singer and actor serving as a Member of Parliament from North East Delhi. He contested the 2009 general election as a Samajwadi Party candidate from Gorakhpur Lok Sabha but lost to Yogi Adityanath. Again, he contested 2014 Indian general elections as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate and won. He was appointed as Delhi BJP president in 2016. He was the head of the BJP organisation in Delhi when the party recorded a record victory in 2017 MCD elections. He was a contestant in Bigg Boss season 4.
Shukla is a word of Sanskrit origin that means "bright" or "white".
The Bhojpuri people or Bhojpuriyas are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group from the Indian subcontinent who speak the Bhojpuri-language and inhabit the Bhojpuri-Purvanchal region. This area is now divided between the western part of the Indian state of Bihar, the eastern part of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, northwestern Jharkhand, along with some neighbouring districts in the Madhya Pradesh and Madhesh of Nepal. A significant diaspora population of Bhojpuris can be found in Trinidad and Tobago, Netherlands, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, other parts of the Caribbean, Fiji, South Africa, and Mauritius.
Manoj is a name of Indian origin. Notable people called Manoj include: