Gupta (/ˈɡptə/) is a common surname of Indian origin, the surname is derived from Sanskrit word Goptri, means Protector or Governor.[1]

Gupta
Pronunciation/ˈɡptə/
Language(s)Bengali, Hindi
Origin
MeaningProtector or Governor
Region of originIndia, Bangladesh
Other names
Variant form(s)Sengupta, Dasgupta, Duttagupta

According to historian R. C. Majumdar, the surname Gupta was adopted by several different communities in northern and eastern India at different times.[2] In Bengal region, the surname is used by Baidyas.[3][4]

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  1. ^ GUPTA - Surname Meaning | Origin for the Surname Gupta Genealogy. Genealogy.about.com (2013-07-14). Retrieved on 2013-07-18.
  2. ^ Majumdar, Ramesh Chandra; Anant Sadashiv Altekar (1986). Vakataka Gupta Age: circa 200–550 A.D. Motilal Banarsidass Publ. p. 126. ISBN 81-208-0026-5.
  3. ^ Sahay, Keshari N. Ambastha Kayastha: The Evolution of a Family and Its Socio-cultural Dimensions. Commonwealth Publishers. p. 11. ISBN 978-81-7169-660-4.
  4. ^ "বাঙালির পদবি, উদয় চট্টোপাধ্যায়, পরবাস-৭৬". www.parabaas.com. ISSN 1563-8685. Retrieved 15 June 2021.
  5. ^ "K.L Gupta". Linkedin.
  6. ^ a b "Profiles of Some the Past Elected Office Bearers – Bharat Vikas Parishad". Retrieved 10 August 2021.