Meaning and Origin of: Das

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi : Hindu (Kayasth) name, from Bengalidaš ‘votary’, ‘servant’, from Sanskrit dāsa‘slave’, ‘servant’. It is also commonly used as the final element of compound given names, for example Bhagavandas ‘servant of god’,Mohandas ‘votary of Mohan (an epithet of the god Krishna)’.