Krishna Family History
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Krishna Name Meaning
Indian (southern states): Hindu name from Sanskrit kr?s?na ‘black’, an epithet of the eighth incarnation of the god Vishnu. Among Tamil and Malayalam speakers who have migrated from their home states it is a variant of Krishnan. It is found only as a male given name in India, but used a family name in the U.S. among South Indians.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press