Meaning and Origin of: Bhardwaj

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian (northern states) : Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskritbhāradvāja ‘descendant of bharadvāja’,bharadvāja meaning ‘one who has strength or vigor’ (a compound of bharat ‘bearing’ + vāja‘vigor’). According to legend, Bharadvaja (bharadvāja) was the name of one of the great sages.