Meaning and Origin of: Anand

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hindi : Bliss

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian (Panjab, southern states) : Hindu name derived from a male personal name derived from Sanskrit ananda ‘joy’. In the southern states it is only a given name, but has come to be used as a family name among South Indians in the U.S. It is also a Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community, probably derived from the name of the founder of the clan.