Hegde

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Hegde
Language(s)Kannada
Origin
Region of originIndia
MeaningChief

Hegde or Hegade is a surname from coastal Karnataka in India which is found in different communities and castes. It is found among Hindus of the Vokkaliga, Bunt community, Brahmins and Jains. The name derives from the Old Kannada word Pergade which means chief.[1]

Notable people[edit]

The following is a list of notable people with last name Hegde.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hegde Family History". Oxford University Press. Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press.