Shenoy Family History
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Shenoy Name Meaning
Indian (Goa): Hindu (Brahman) name found among the Konkani-speaking Saraswat Brahmans, who are originally from Goa but are now found in larger numbers in coastal Karnataka. The name is from Konkani še?n?y ‘accountant’, ‘clerk’, from Sanskrit senapati ‘commander of an army’ (from sena ‘army’ + pati ‘lord’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press