Thakur (Bengali surname)

Thakur (Bengali surname)

Thakur (ঠাকুর) is a Bengali surname derived from "Thakurmashai" or ‘holy sir’ for any Bengali Brahmins or Bhumihar Brahmin in Bihar and also for someone of high spiritual esteem. The surname was given out of respect for any Brahmin family earlier who used to hold a different title (surname) like Kushari,Bhattacharya etc. In English, it was Anglicized to Tagore.

Thakur is also an Indian feudal and colonial title in Hindi.

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People with surname Thakur

*Anuja Thakur
*Bhaktivinoda Thakur
*Chandreshwar Prasad Thakur
*Deepak Thakur
*Ekanath K. Thakur
*Hitendra Thakur
*Iftikhar Thakur
*Kaul Singh Thakur
*Monali Thakur
*Prabha Thakur
*Rabindranath Tagore
*Ram Lal Thakur
*Ram Singh Thakur
*Rameshwar Thakur
*Sankarshan Thakur
*Soumendra Nath Thakur
*Thakur Anukulchandra
*Thakur Deshraj
*Thakur Nawal Singh
*Thakur Shardul Singh
*Viplove Thakur


See origin of Tagore family

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