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  1. Singhnoun

    A Gujarati surname that was later adopted by Sikhs

  2. Singhnoun

    used by Sikhs, often but not necessarily a middle name.

  3. Singhnoun

    A surname common among the Rajput clan from Rajasthan, India

  4. Singhnoun

    A surname common among the states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in India

  5. Etymology: From सिंह lion


  1. Singh

    Singh (IPA: ) is a title, middle name, or surname that means "lion" in various South Asian languages. Traditionally used by the Hindu Kshatriya community, it was later mandated in the 18th century by Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji for all male Sikhs as well. It has also been adopted by several castes and communities. As a surname or a middle name, it is now found throughout the world across communities and religious groups, becoming more of a title than a surname.


  1. Singh

    Singh /ˈsɪŋ/ is a title, middle name or surname, which originated in India. Derived from the Sanskrit word for lion, it was originally used as a title by the warriors in India. It was later adopted by several castes and communities, including the Sikhs, whose Guru Gobind Singh mandated it for all the baptized males. As a surname or a middle name, it is now found throughout the Indian subcontinent and among the Indian diaspora, cutting across communities and religious groups.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Singh in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Singh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Singh in a Sentence

  1. Wilmeth Sidat-Singh:

    Did you see that thing? That’s Sidat-Singh! The Syracuse Walking Dream!

  2. Colin Montgomerie:

    This major business is difficult because Tiger takes two of them, so that only leaves two for everyone else. If you give one to Phil, Ernie Els and Vijay Singh and Retief Goosen, that only leaves one, doesn't it ? So there's only one left every year.

  3. Michelle Obama:

    Last year, as you know, we were proud to host Prime Minister Singh and Mrs. Kaur for our very first state visit and dinner. It was a beautiful evening under a tent on the South Lawn of the White House, and we got to hear some pretty great Bhangra as well. I danced there, too, when I was your age, I never dreamed of traveling to countries like this and meeting with young people like all of you.

  4. Prahalad Singh Patel:

    There is a universal truth Prahalad Singh Patel will have to consider. There is water, roads, health, sanitation : how will Prahalad Singh Patel give all these facilities if the population keeps increasing.

  5. Louise Martin:

    Commonwealth Games Federation shall advise Vikram Singh Sisodia, Namdev Shirgaonker and Ravinder Chaudhry that any further infractions by any member of the Indian team of the' no-needle' policy could result in the withdrawal of accreditation of the offending person.

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    transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    • A. sought
    • B. noninvasive
    • C. transparent
    • D. cosmopolitan

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