Kashyap Family History
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Kashyap Name Meaning
Indian (northern states): Hindu name based on the name of a gotra (an exogamous group among Brahmans and some other communities) called Kashyap. It was the name of a celebrated Hindu sage, from Sanskrit kašyapa, a word with many meanings, including ‘tortoise’ and ‘deer’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press