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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian : Hindu name, from Sanskrit bhạ̄ṇdā(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.

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