Shukla Family History
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Shukla Name Meaning
Indian (northern states): Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit šukla ‘white’, ‘bright’, ‘pure’. A shukla Brahman was supposed to take up only shuklavritti ‘pure employment’, i.e. maintenance derived from serving or begging from Brahmans only.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press