Halder Family History
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Halder Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived on a mountainside or slope, from an agent derivative of Middle High German halde ‘slope’. Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Hindu (usually, Brahman) name, also written Haldar. It is probably derived from Sanskrit haladhara ‘one who holds a plow’, an epithet of Balarama, the brother of the god Krishna. Balarama is said to have used a weapon shaped like a plowshare.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Holder, Helder, Harder, Halter, Walder, Valder, Haller, Haider, Alder