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GANDHI SURNAME

GANDHI SURNAME

BHARAT GANDHI (View posts)
Posted: 5 Mar 2000 3:59PM GMT
I am Bharat Gandhi living in London, U.K. I would be interested in hearing from any GANDHI surnames from any part of the world.

Hi!

Amar Gandhi (View posts)
Posted: 18 Jul 2000 8:26PM GMT
My name is Amar and I'm in California (U.S. obviously).

CANADA!

Nikhil Gandhi (View posts)
Posted: 8 Aug 2000 7:35PM GMT
Hey!

My name's Nikhil Gandhi and I live near Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Cool to see people from around the world.

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Gagan Gandhi (View posts)
Posted: 27 Dec 2001 7:16PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi,

I am Gagan Gandhi, in Toronto. What I am trying to find out is that since Gandhi is not a Sikh name...howcome I belong to a Sikh family. There is no one in my immediate surroundings that can answer this question.

Would anyone venture a guess!

Thanks.

gagan

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Posted: 15 Jul 2012 8:58AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Gagan,

From what little I have researched, Sikh Gandhis from the punjab regions were basically arora/khatri aroras. That is warriors(khatris) who took up trading. In those times, many hindu families raised their elder sons to be a sikh and join the khalsa. Maybe that is the history of all the sikh Gandhis.

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Posted: 28 Feb 2014 5:09PM GMT
Classification: Query
Sonia Gandhi, living in Montreal, Canada. Of punjabi origin (hindu though).... Am trying to trace back family history or at least the origins of the GANDHI name
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