Gowda Surname

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Gowda - Facts
... Kuruba Gowda is the second largest community in Karnataka, People of this community use Gowda as a surname ... Golla (caste) community is popularly portrayed as using the Gowda name in the legendary folklore poem 'Dharani Mandala Madhyadolage' (In the middle of the Earth..), which is a poem ... But it is said that the Gowda word used in that poem was to emphasize the Golla since Gowda was a word with pride ...