In Gujarati Mehta means ‘teacher’ and ‘accountant’, probably because teachers and accountants were respectfully so addressed in Gujarat'. Many Jains have also adopted "Mehta," like "Jain," as their last names
vijay mehta and my tree is belong to suryavashi sisodia mehta ,all out to and left mewar state in since year 1200and 1300 in between. MAHARANA KARAN SINGH boen two son ,one of adopped jain (oswal ) that called MEHTA .all mehta's live at mehton ka timba udaipur mewar
Mehta is a padwi given to Royal Accountants like Dewan for Royal treasurer. Over the generations they migrated with the royalties and today they are scattered in all states..Rajasthan, Gujrat,Punjab,UP &Bihar et all. There are Mehtas amongst Parsis as well.'''