Pai Name Meaning

Indian (Goa): Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit pati ‘lord’. It is found among the Konkani-speaking Saraswat Brahmans, who were originally from Goa but are now found in larger numbers in coastal Karnataka. Korean: variant of Pae.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Rai, Pal, Bai, Pak, Pau, Pan, Sani, Kai, Pax, Pao

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