Venkataraman Family History
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Venkataraman Name Meaning
Indian (southern states): Hindu name, from Sanskrit venka?teša ‘lord of Venkata hill’, an epithet of the god Vishnu (from venka?ta ‘name of the hill’ + iša ‘lord’). There is a celebrated temple dedicated to Vishnu on this hill in Andhra Pradesh. This name is found only as a male personal name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S. among south Indians.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Venkatesh, Narayan, Natarajan, Jayaraman, Nagarajan, Sankaran