Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

GSB Ancestors & Descendants of Goa.

« Back to Projects Dashboard

view all

Profiles

//www.geni.com/images/Geni.gif GSB Ancestors & Descendants of Goa

Goud Saraswat Brahmin

This is a project to compile the profiles for GSB ancestors and GSB descendants of Goa. Many GSB descendants are Roman catholic by faith in the 21st century (Only their ancestors who were GSB's will be compiled here) and all the ancestors of descendants that are still practicing their original GSB gentile faith will be compiled here. Together irrespective of the faith type they choose, they belong to one family by blood and ancestry.

Present day GSBs in Goa have either of the six GSB prefixes for their surnames or family names:

  1. Naique (Naik or nayak)
  2. Sinai or Sinay or xinay (shenvi, shenoy),
  3. Porobo (Prabhu) ,
  4. Poi (Pai) ,
  5. Camotim (Kamat)
  6. Botto (Bhat)

Project founder: Sebastião José Roiz

Project GSB genealogy knowledge guru: Guruprasad Namshikar

Project main collaborator: Jules Fausto Mendonça de Sá