Meaning and Origin of: Bhandari

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian : Hindu name, from Sanskritbhạ̄ṇdā(gā)rika ‘treasurer’, ‘keeper of a storehouse’, from bhạ̄ṇdā(gā)ra ‘treasury’, ‘storehouse’. The name is found in many different communities; there is a Bhandari clan among the Panjabi Khatris.