Anand Family History
Anand Name Meaning
Indian (Punjab southern states): from a male personal name based on Sanskrit ananda ‘joy’. — Note: Since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames the southern Indian name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US. Indian (Punjab): Khatri and Sikh name probably derived from the name of the founder of the clan. English: variant of Annand .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press