India is a huge country with a ton of variety. Variety in cultures, languages, dialects, traditions, ethnicity, cuisine, life-styles, landscapes and much more. With a population of more than 1.3 Billion, you can of course also expect a huge variety of names and surnames originating from this beautiful country. In the last couple of months, that is exactly what we’ve been researching on – The most popular and the most common surnames in India ! And based on our research, YLists is glad to present this list of 100 Most Popular/Common Indian Surnames:

RankSurnamesCount in Thousands
1Singh36058
2Kumar31014
3Sharma28540
4Aggarwal11950
5Das10485
6Kaur10382
7Nath7700
8Goel7230
9Bhatt7070
10Yadav7061
11Suri6680
12Kapoor6530
13Chandra6450
14Patel6430
15Ali5797
16Verma5780
17Malhotra4840
18Khan4442
19Rana4050
20Raman4030
21Subramanian4020
22Mehta3980
3Patil3777
4Sethi3640
5Roy3436
6Malik3430
7Narayan3330
8Ray3323
9Mittal3110
30Sheikh2918
31Chaudhary2890
32Sahu2832
33Gupta2731
34Nigam2730
35Mahato2531
36Burman2500
37Begum2477
38Sen2470
39Parmar2369
40Ansari2291
41Manohar2270
42Sehgal2180
43Nayak2173
44Uddin2170
45Rathod2141
46Saini2140
47Jadhav2111
48Ghosh2103
49Sarkar2014
50Mehra1890
51Puri1820
52Paswan1810
53Mishra1807
54Muthu1790
55Gandhi1780
56Thakur1742
57Chauhan1740
58Biswas1722
59Saxena1700
60Swami1660
61Ahamad1636
62Pawar1623
63Chauhan1619
64Naik1567
65Pradhan1560
66Dhawan1550
67D’souza1550
68Joshi1540
69Kulkarni1540
70Nagpal1540
71Mahajan1470
72Dutta1460
73Narang1440
74Shinde1388
75Samuel1370
76Tyagi1370
77Srivastava1360
78Fernandes1260
79Rastogi1250
70Srivastav1240
81Raut1219
82Jindal1200
83Nath1190
84Sardar1188
85Patra1130
86Shah1044
87Jha1019
88Jain976
89Mohammed969
90Kamble967
91Soren958
92Pandit950
93Pandey934
94Solanki903
95Pathan897
96Hussain890
97Nair
881
98Gayakwad840
99More783
100Iyengar600

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