Gopal Family History
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Gopal Name Meaning
Indian (southern states): Hindu name, from Sanskrit gopala ‘cowherd’ (from go ‘cow’ + pala ‘protector’), an epithet of the god Krishna. It is only a male given name in India, but has come to be used as a surname among South Indians in the U.S.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pal, Gal, Godel, Goel, Goral, Loyal, Uppal, Korpal, Goda, Goar