Rao Name Meaning

Italian: from a reduced form of the personal name Radulfo, composed of hrod ‘renown’ + wulf ‘wolf’ (see Rolf). Indian (southern and western states and Orissa): Hindu name found among several communities, from Sanskrit raja ‘king’. It is freely added by men to their forename in several communities of Maharashtra, Goa, and Andhra Pradesh. Chinese : from the name of an area called Rao, which existed in the state of Zhao during the Warring States period (403–221 bc).

List of People with Surname Rao

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 3,205 people with the surname Rao. Among these people surnamed Rao, there are nearly 931 different names, with an average of 3 people having the same name. Anthony Rao, Joseph Rao and Krishna Rao are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Rao, with 29, 29 and 27 people respectively.

Besides that, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Rao, with a total of 649 people, and there are a total of 409 different names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Rao, with a total of 392 people and an average of 255 different names.