Sikh Sikh baby names: Significance, meanings and pronunciations.

This symbol  indicates availability of pronunciation where applicable.  The number next to the name indicates where the name can be found in the Guru Granth Sahib.  Name is also written in Gurmukhi where applicable. 

Choose from either a Gurmukhi or English letter to start your name search...


A  B  C  D  E 
F  G  H  I 
K  L  M  N  O
P  Q  R  S  T
U  V  W X  Y

Erha: Aih "A" Bubba and Bhubba, B and Bh sounds Chuchha, sounds C and Ch Dudda and Dhudda, sounds D and Dh Eerhi, sound E and Eh and I Fuffa, Sound F and Fu (as in fuzzy) Urha, sound U and Ur Sussa and Shussha, Sounds 'S' and 'Sh' Hahha, Sound 'H' as in Huh Kukka and Khukkha, Sounds K and Kh Gugga and Ghugga, Sounds Gu and Gh Jujjha, sound J and Jh Tainka, Thuthha, Tutta Sounds T (Tire), Th (Thali), Te (talwar) Thuthha Also the sount Th see 3 previous letters Nunna, Sound N and Na Puppah, Sound P Phuppha, Sound PH Mumma, Sound M (as in Mmm) Yayaa, Sound Y, Ya, Yah Rarra, Sound R and Rr Lulla, Sound L and Lu Vavva, Sound V, Va



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How to change your name

The forms, process and fees for name change may vary by each state or country.  On any search engine, search for name change in your particular county, state or country.  It is always a good idea to follow instructions provided on the official governing body's website.  Alternatively, you can also call your local county or city to get the appropriate information. 

Who you should inform? Here's a helpful preliminary check list

  • Social Security Administration (SSA) When you change your name in the US, Uncle Sam needs to know.
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS), State, City and other local tax authorities
  • Passport
  • U.S. Post Office / Voter registration / School or College
  • Employer /401K / 403B / IRA / Retirement plans / Financial Advisor / CPA / Brokerage Firm
  • Credit card companies  /Bank accounts / Lenders / Mortgage / Collection Agencies
  • Utility companies / Clubs or Discount Memberships / frequent flyer cards
  • Health, life, auto, home, disability and medical insurance providers
  • Legal policy (Trust, Will, Power of Attorney, Living Will, Pre-nuptial agreement)

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