Balakrishnan Family History
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Balakrishnan Name Meaning
Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit balakr?s?na ‘child Krishna’ (from bala ‘child’ + kr?s?na, name of an incarnation of the god Vishnu, meaning ‘black’), + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a personal name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ramakrishnan, Radhakrishnan, Krishnan, Narasimhan, Krishna, Avakian