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GUPTA (/ˈɡuːptə/ ; Devanagari : गुप्त) is a common surname of Indian origin.

According to some academics, the name Gupta
is derived from Sanskrit Goppti, meaning 'protector' or 'governor'. According to historian R. C. Majumdar , the surname Gupta
was adopted by several different communities in northern and eastern India
at different times. In modern north India, the surname Gupta
is used mainly by the Vaishya Baniya communities, particularly those belonging to Varshney, Rauniyar, Agarwal, Mahur, Barnwal, Khandelwal, Jaiswal, Teli, Arya Vaishya, Mahajan, Mahawar, Maheshwari, Patwa, Kasuadhan, Lashkari and Mathur Vaishya sub-castes. In eastern India, the Gupta
surname is used by the Baidya community of West Bengal and is often double-barrelled with other surnames like Sengupta , Dasgupta and Duttagupta.


* 1 List of people with the name Gupta

* 1.1 Monarchs * 1.2 Academics * 1.3 In business and management * 1.4 In entertainment * 1.5 In judiciary * 1.6 In journalism * 1.7 In literature * 1.8 In politics * 1.9 In sports

* 2 See also * 3 References



* Maharaja Sri-Gupta , founder of the Gupta Empire * Ghatotkacha (Gupta Ruler) , father of Chandragupta I * Chandragupta I , first Gupta
emperor * Samudragupta * Chandragupta II , also known as Chandragupta Vikramaditya * Kumaragupta I * Skandagupta
, last Gupta
emperor * Vishnugupta (Gupta Empire) * Budhagupta


* Brahmagupta , Indian mathematician and astronomer * Neena Gupta , Indian mathematician * Devendra Prasad Gupta , Indian academician and a former vice chancellor of Ranchi University. * Akhil Gupta , professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, in the field of social and cultural anthropology * Amar Gupta
Amar Gupta
, professor and scientist * Amlan Das Gupta , Indian professor of English in Jadavpur University, Kolkata * M K Das Gupta , Indian professor and scientist * Anil Kumar Gupta , Delhi based professor and policy expert on environment, climate change and disasters * Modadugu Vijay Gupta , Indian biologist * Narmada Prasad Gupta * S. P. Gupta , Indian archaeologist and art historian * Suraj N. Gupta , Indian-American physicist * M. G. Gupta , Urdu poet and research scholar * Arvind Gupta , 13th President of the University of British Columbia * Arvind Gupta , Indian toy inventor and popularizer of science


* Mahendra Mohan Gupta , owner of the Dainik Jagran group of Hindi newspapers * N. C. Sen Gupta , eleventh Governor of the Reserve Bank of India * Nilesh Gupta (born 1973/74), Indian businessman, managing director of Lupin Limited * Raj Gupta , CEO and president of Rohm and Haas * Rajat Gupta , United Nations special advisor on management reforms, former director of Goldman Sachs and former head of McKinsey Consulting * Rajiv Gupta (technocrat) , general manager of Hewlett Packard's E-speak project * S. K. Gupta , vice president of Lockheed Martin Corporation * Vinod Gupta , chairman and CEO of infoUSA * Sanjay Gupta (businessman) , Indian civil servant * Sanjay Gupta (director)
Sanjay Gupta (director)
, Alstom Grid * Subodh Gupta , chairman and CEO of HemtroN Lightings, www.rouniyar.com, Sewa Sansthan Delhi * Vikas Gupta
Vikas Gupta
, head of consumer payments division of Google * Pankaj Gupta , President ">

* ^ GUPTA - Surname Meaning Origin for the Surname Gupta Genealogy. Genealogy.about.com (2013-07-14). Retrieved on 2013-07-18. * ^ 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 . * ^ Sharma, Tej Ram (1978). Personal and Geographical Names in the Gupta. Concept Publishing Company.

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