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About the Anand surname

Anand is a royal clan surname of North Indian origin, derived from the Sanskrit abstract noun आनन्द (ānand) meaning happiness.This clan is descended from the 9th century Hindu ruler of Lahore named Khokhar Anand. This aristocracy belongs to the Solar Dynasty. The name is one of the eight clans of Khukhrain Dynasty that originated in Bhera, Punjab.