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Kumar
Kumar
( pronunciation (help·info); Sanskrit: कुमार) is a Hindu
Hindu
title, a given name, middle name, or a family name found in India, though not specific to any caste or community. It is a generic title which variously means son, boy, prince, chaste. It is the 8th most common family name in the world.[1] It is more common in Northern India
India
and the most common family name in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Haryana, Delhi, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry.[1]

Contents

1 History 2 Geographical distribution 3 Notable people

3.1 First name 3.2 Middle name 3.3 Last name

4 See also 5 Notes

History[edit] The origin of kumal can be traced back to early development of Hinduism
Hinduism
and its origin in India. The first usage of Kumar
Kumar
was for the Four Kumāras, the four sons of Brahma
Brahma
from the Puranic texts of Hinduism
Hinduism
named Sanaka, Sanatana, Sanandana, and Sanat. In Skanda Purana, the largest Mahapurana, a genre of eighteen Hindu religious texts, the text is devoted mainly to the leelas of Kartikeya, son of Shiva
Shiva
and Parvati. "Kumar" is used to refer Kartikeya. Geographical distribution[edit] As of 2014, 97.3% of all known bearers of the surname Kumar
Kumar
were residents of India. The frequency of the surname was higher than national average in the following states and union territories:[2]

1. Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
(1: 9) 2. Chandigarh
Chandigarh
(1: 10) 3. Delhi
Delhi
(1: 11) 3. Haryana
Haryana
(1: 11) 4. Bihar
Bihar
(1: 15) 5. Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir
(1: 16) 5. Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
(1: 16) 6. Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand
(1: 28) 7. Rajasthan
Rajasthan
(1: 30) 8. Punjab (1: 39)

Notable people[edit] First name[edit]

Kumar
Kumar
Basnet, (born 1943) Nepalese folk singer Kumar
Kumar
Kashyap Mahasthavir, Nepalese Buddhist monk Colonel Kumar
Kumar
Lama, Nepalese military officer Kumar
Kumar
Pradhan, Nepalese scholar Kumar
Kumar
Shri Duleepsinhji, cricketer who played for England Kumar
Kumar
Shri Ranjitsinhji, AKA K. S. Ranjitsinhji, Indian prince, maharaja and Test cricketer Kumar
Kumar
Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer and a former captain of the Sri Lanka national cricket team Kumar
Kumar
Sanu, Indian Bollywood playback singer

Middle name[edit]

Ajith Kumar
Ajith Kumar
Siriwardena, Sri Lankan Briton professor of hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgery Amal Kumar
Kumar
Raychaudhuri, a leading physicist Amrit Kumar
Kumar
Bohara, Nepalese politician Anil Kumar Jha, (born 1969) Nepalese politician Anjani Kumar
Kumar
Sharma, Nepalese surgeon Arjun Kumar
Kumar
Basnet, (born 1975) Nepalese marathon runner General Arunkumar
Arunkumar
Vaidya,[3] the former Chief of Indian Army Bijay Kumar
Kumar
Gachchhadar, Nepalese politician Devendra Kumar
Kumar
Joshi, the Indian Chief of Naval Staff Hemanta Kumar
Kumar
Mukhopadhyay, a Bengali singer, composer and producer Inder Kumar
Kumar
Gujral, an Indian politician who served as the 12th Prime Minister of India Keshav Kumar
Kumar
Budhathoki, Nepali politician Madhav Kumar
Kumar
Nepal, Former Prime Minister of Nepal Pradip Kumar
Kumar
Rai known as Byakul Maila, Nepalese poet Prem Kumar
Kumar
Dhumal, chief minister of Indian state Roop Kumar
Kumar
Rathod, an Indian playback singer and music director Shailendra Kumar
Kumar
Upadhyaya, Nepalese diplomat Shiv Kumar
Kumar
Batalvi, a Punjabi language poet Sunil Kumar
Kumar
Yadav, Nepalese politician Suniti Kumar
Kumar
Chatterji, an Indian linguist, educationist and litterateur Tej Kumar
Kumar
Shrestha, Nepalese zoologist Vijay Kumar
Kumar
Pandey, Nepalese journalist

Last name[edit]

Aanchal Kumar, Indian model and actress Ajith Kumar, an Indian film actor who works mainly in Tamil cinema Akhil Kumar, an Indian boxer who has won several international and national boxing awards Akshay Kumar, Indian film actor, producer and martial artist Amit Kumar, Indian film playback singer, actor, and director Amitava Kumar, Indian writer, journalist, professor Anand Kumar, Indian mathematician Anil Kumar, businessman, consultant Ashok Kumar, AKA Dadamoni in Bengali, Indian film actor Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Indian pace bowler Dilip Kumar, one of The Greatest Indian (Bollywood)film actor known as the 'Tragedy King' and a former Member of Parliament G. V. Prakash Kumar, Indian film score and soundtrack composer and singer Gulshan Kumar, T-Series music label owner Indra Kumar, an Indian film director and producer Jitender Kumar
Kumar
(flyweight boxer), an Indian flyweight boxer Kishor Kumar, Indian film playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter Manoj Kumar
Manoj Kumar
(boxer), Indian boxer who won a gold medal in the light welterweight division at the 2010 Commonwealth Games Manoj Kumar, an award-winning Indian actor and director in the Bollywood Meira Kumar, an Indian politician and a five time Member of Parliament Nirmalya Kumar, professor and businessman Nish Kumar, British comedian Nitish Kumar, Indian politician Praveen Kumar, Indian medium-pace swing bowler Raaj Kumar, Indian film actor Ritu Kumar, Indian fashion designer Sanjay Kumar, former CEO of Computer Associates Shashi Kumar, or Shashikumar, Indian actor and politician Srini Kumar, Indian Entrepreneur and publisher, founder of unamerican.com Sushil Kumar, several people, including:

Sushil Kumar
Kumar
(scholar), Gandhian scholar Sushil Kumar
Kumar
(wrestler), Indian World Champion wrestler

Tulsi Kumar, an Indian playback singer for Bollywood films Uttam Kumar, The Greatest actor of Indian (Bengali) cinema and contemporary of Dilip Kumar, the Bollywood legend Uttar Kumar, famous actor in north India Vijay Kumar
Kumar
(sport shooter), Indian champion shooter, Olympic 2012 silver medalist Vinay Kumar, Indian cricket player Vinay Kumar (pathologist), the Alice Hogge & Arthur Baer Professor of Pathology at the University of Chicago

See also[edit]

Kumarbi Keyumars Yuvraj Arunkumar

Notes[edit]

^ a b http://forebears.co.uk/surnames/kumar Kumar
Kumar
Surname at Forebears ^ Kumar
Kumar
Surname Distribution ^ "Land Forces Site - General Arunkumar
Arunkumar
Sridhar Vaidya". Bharat Rakshak. Archived from the original on 2014-01-10. Retrieved

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