Chakraborty (BengaliChôkrôbôrti চক্রবর্তী) is a surname meaning ′Ruler of the country′ or ′Emperor[1] of Bengali Hindu Brahmin and kshatriya people in the Indian states of West Bengal, Assam, and Tripura . It is spelled in various ways, including Chakravartty, Chakraverty, Chakraborty, Chakraborti, Chokroborti, Chakrabarti, Chakrabarty, Chakraverty, Chakravarty, Chakravarti, Chakravartin, Chakravorti, Chakrabortty and Chakravorty.

Origin and meaning

Sanskrit čakravartī literally means ‘wheels rolling’ (čakra ‘wheel’ + vart ‘to roll or turn’); metaphorically, it describes a ruler whose chariot wheels roll everywhere without obstruction.

Notable persons with this surname



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