Anand Family History
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Anand Name Meaning
Indian (Panjab, southern states): Hindu name derived from a male personal name derived from Sanskrit ananda ‘joy’. In the southern states it is only a given name, but has come to be used as a family name among South Indians in the U.S. It is also a Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community, probably derived from the name of the founder of the clan.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press