From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Language(s) Sanskrit
Region of origin Pakistan, India
Meaning "Descendants of Moon (Chand)"[1]
Other names
Variant(s) Kapur

Kapoor is a surname of Punjabi Kshatriya community of Chandravansha Clan.[2]

Geographical distribution[edit]

As of 2014, 73.2% of all known bearers of the surname Kapoor were residents of India and 4.4% were residents of Pakistan. In India, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average in the following states and union territories:[3]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people bearing the name Kapoor include:



See also[edit]


  1. ^ Indian Surnames Origin Meaning
  2. ^ Kapoor Family History
  3. ^ Kapoor Surname Distribution
  4. ^ Raj Kapoor, Charitavali series, Author, Lata Khubchandani, Publisher Rupa, 2003, ISBN 8171678165, 9788171678167