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.

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List of People with Surname Anand

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,528 people with the surname Anand. Among these people surnamed Anand, there are approximately 290 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. Vijay Anand, Ajay Anand and Vishal Anand are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Anand, with 27, 23 and 18 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Anand, with a total of 339 people, and there are a total of 187 distinct names among these people. New Jersey is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Anand, with a total of 184 people and an average of 127 distinct names.