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'''Das''' ({{lang-hi|दास}}, {{lang-ur|داس}}, {{lang-pa|ਦਾਸ داس}}, {{lang-bn|দাস / দাশ}}, {{lang-as|দাস}}) is a common [[Hindu]] and [[Sikh]] surname/last name in [[India]] and [[Bangladesh]]. In India, the surname is common among the people of the [[North India|North]] and [[East India|East]]. They generally belong to the [[Brahmin]] caste in [[Punjab region|Punjab]], the [[Baidya]] or [[Kayastha]] castes in [[Bihar]] {{Fact|date=June 2007}} and [[Bengal]], to [[Rajput]]s, [[Kayastha]], or [[a variety of upper castes]] in [[Orissa]] {{Fact|date=June 2007}} and [[Vaishnavism|Vaishnavites]] or followers of [[Srimanta Sankardeva]] in [[Assam]].{{Fact|date=June 2007}} The surname is also found amongst the [[Dutch (ethnic group)|Dutch]] of Holland.
 
'''Das''' ({{lang-hi|दास}}, {{lang-ur|داس}}, {{lang-pa|ਦਾਸ داس}}, {{lang-bn|দাস / দাশ}}, {{lang-as|দাস}}) is a common [[Hindu]] and [[Sikh]] surname/last name in [[India]] and [[Bangladesh]]. In India, the surname is common among the people of the [[North India|North]] and [[East India|East]]. They generally belong to the [[Brahmin]] caste in [[Punjab region|Punjab]], the [[Baidya]] or [[Kayastha]] castes in [[Bihar]] {{Fact|date=June 2007}} and [[Bengal]], to [[Rajput]]s, [[Kayastha]], or [[a variety of upper castes]] in [[Orissa]] {{Fact|date=June 2007}} and [[Vaishnavism|Vaishnavites]] or followers of [[Srimanta Sankardeva]] in [[Assam]].{{Fact|date=June 2007}} The surname is also found amongst the [[Dutch (ethnic group)|Dutch]] of Holland.
   
==Notable people with the surname Das==
 
   
* [[Guru Amar Das|Amar Das]], the third of the [[The Sikh Gurus|Ten Gurus of Sikhism]]
 
* [[Amil Kumar Das]]
 
* [[Ananta Das Babaji]]
 
* [[Beni Madhab Das]]
 
* [[Bhagavan Das]], Urdu poet
 
* [[Bina Das]]
 
* [[Brojen Das]]
 
* [[Chittaranjan Das]], a [[Bengal]]i [[lawyer]] and a major figure in the [[Indian independence movement]]
 
* [[Dinesh Das]], a Bengali poet residing in [[Calcutta]]
 
* [[Bhai Dyal Das]], Sikh martyr
 
* [[Durga Mohan Das]]
 
* [[Gardhab Das]], fictional character
 
* [[Gobindachandra Das]]
 
* [[Gurcharan Das]], a Punjabi columnist for ''The Times of India''
 
* [[Jibanananda Das]], a Bengali poet
 
* [[Kamala Das]]
 
* [[Khagen Das]]
 
* [[Krishna Das]]
 
* [[Bhai Mati Das]], Sikh martyr
 
* [[Guru Ram Das]], the fourth of the Sikh gurus
 
* [[Ranjan Das]]
 
* [[Pasupati Das]]
 
* [[Bhai Sati Das]], Sikh martyr
 
* [[Satish Ranjan Das]]
 
* [[Seth Govind Das]]
 
* [[Shiv Sundar Das]]
 
* [[Shomie Das]], schoolmaster
 
* [[Sumi Das]], reporter for [[MSNBC]] and [[CNN]]
 
* [[Sudhi Ranjan Das]]
 
* [[Surya Das]]
 
* [[Vasundhara Das]], Indian actress and singer
 
* [[Veena Das]]
 
* [[Yesudas]], Great South Indian movie singer
 
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

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