Brahmin or Brahman is a caste in Hindu religion. They are specialising in sacred places (Hindu temples), priests, and religion teachers. In past, the tradition of Brahmin caste was that of priesthood only. In addition to that, they carries out socio-religious events and other Hindu rituals. They have significant importance in Hindu religion compared to other caste and communities.
In caste system, The Brahmin community people considered the highest. The Brahmin community have good presence in all sectors of the society, government jobs, private jobs, judiciary, sports, entertainment, and so on.
Brahmin Caste Surnames List
- Bhatt, Bhardwaj
- Dikshit, Dubey, Dwivedi, Dutt / Datt
- Fadnavis, or Phadnavis
- Kumble, Katju
- Pandit, Pandey, Pathak, Purohit, Prasad
- Raval / Rawal, Raina
- Sharma, Shukla, Shastri, Srinath / Shrinath, Srivastava
- Tiwari, Trivedi, Tripathi / Tripathy, Tendulkar, Tyagi
- Vyas, Vajpayee / Bajpai
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Popular Brahmin People / Celebrities
- Cricket Players: Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma, Sourav Ganguly, Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Rahul Dravid, Manish Pandey, VVS Laxman, Hardik Pandya, A Rahane, R Ashwin
- Politicians: Manohar Joshi (CM of Maharashtra), Devendra Fadnavis (CM of Maharashtra), P V Narasimha Rao (9th Prime Minister of India), Shankar Dayal Sharma (9th President), Pranab Mukherjee (13th President), Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (1st Prime Minister of India), Morarji Desai (4th Prime Minister of India), Indira Gandhi (3rd Prime Minister of India), Atal Bihari Vajpayee (10th Prime Minister of India) and more…
- Bollywood: Anupam Kher, Hema Malini, Mahesh Bhatt, Paresh Rawal (Raval), Manoj Joshi, Rani Mukherjee, Manoj Bajpai, Arjun Rampal, Kamal Haasan, Kapil Sharma, Ravi Kishan, Manoj Tiwari, Madhuri Dixit, Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma, Vidya Balan, Prachi Desai, Rekha, Udita Goswami, Sonali Bendre, Mamta Kulkarni, Sushmita Sen and more…
- Business: Vijay Mallya (Kingfisher), Nandan Nilekani (Infosys), S. Gopalkrishnan (Infosys), Narayan Murthy (Infosys), K V Kamath (ICICI / Infosys), Satya Nadella (Microsoft Corporation), Sundar Pichai (Google), and more.
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Article first published on January 9, 2020.