Meaning and Origin of: Chakrabarti

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi : Hindu (Brahman) name,čokroborti in Bengali, from Sanskrit čakravartī‘emperor’. Čakravartī means literally ‘wheels rolling’; metaphorically, it denotes a ruler whose chariot wheels roll everywhere without obstruction (čakra ‘wheel’ + vart-‘to roll or turn’).