Chatterjee

Chatterjee (sometimes Chatterji or Chatterjea) (Bengali: চ্যাটার্জি Chêṭarji) is an Indian family name of a Bengali Brahmin caste. It is a variant of Chattopadhyay(a) (Bengali: চট্টোপাধ্যায় Chôṭṭopaddhae). Chattopadhyay (compound of village name "Chaṭṭa" and "upādhyāya" denoting "priest, teacher" originally granted with the village named Chaṭṭa) is the Sanskritized form of the local Prakrit word "chaturjye", anglicized to Chatterjee. Updahyay's from Chattol area of gangetic Bengals were popularly known as Chattopadhyay or Chatterjee.

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