Meaning and Origin of: Bhatnagar

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian (northern states) : Hindu (Kayasth) name from Hindibhə̣tnāgər, the name of a subgroup of the Kayasth community, denoting association with Bhatnagar or Bhatner, a city in Rajasthan. The place name Bhatner (‘city of Bhats’) is a compound of bhə̣t- (from Sanskrit bhạṭta‘learned one’) + ner (from Sanskrit nagara‘town’).