Singh.

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Singh

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noun
  1. a title assumed by a Sikh when he becomes a full member of the community

Word Origin for Singh

from Hindi, from Sanskrit sinhá a lion
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Word Origin and History for singh

Singh

common surname and middle name in North India, later (1699) adopted by Sikhs as a title after their initiation ceremony, also a surname adopted by male Sikhs; 1620s in English, from Hindi Singh, from Sanskrit simhah "lion."

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