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Sikh Names

Most Sikhs have the middle name of Singh (male) or Kaur (female). Singh means “Lion” and is used as a symbol of courage. It was adopted by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699. Kaur means “Princess” and was introduced at the … Continue reading

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Family structure

I’ve put together a diagram that shows the Punjabi names for different relations. It is far from complete, so if you have any suggestions, please put them in the comments! Have a look at the Family page for more details.

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