Meaning and Origin of: Vohra

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian (Panjab) : Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community. It is of uncertain origin, but is popularly thought to derive from Sanskrit vyūha ‘battle array’.
  • Muslim (Pakistan) : perhaps an occupational name from Urdu bohora ‘merchant’.