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Jhaveri is an Indian surname, common among Sindhis and Gujarati banias. The word "Jhaveri" (also spelled Zaveri or Javeri) means jeweler, and is derived from the Arabic Javahari.[1] Though not all people with surname Jhaveri are jewellers by profession, the surname indicates that their ancestors must have been jewelers.

People with surname Jhaveri:


  1. ^ Makrand Mehta (1991). Indian merchants and entrepreneurs in historical perspective. Academic Foundation. p. 66. ISBN 978-81-7188-017-1.

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