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What nationality is Reddy?

What nationality is Reddy?

Reddy (also transliterated as Raddi, Reddi, Reddiar, Reddappa, Reddy) is a caste that originated in India, predominantly settled in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. They are classified as a forward caste. The origin of the Reddy has been linked to the Rashtrakutas, although opinions vary.

Is Reddy a common Indian name?

Reddy/Reddi is an Indian surname. In India it is predominantly used by members of the Telugu speaking Reddy caste. It is also used as a surname by members of the Reddi Lingayat and Reddy Vokkaliga communities of Karnataka.

Is Reddy an Irish name?

Reddy is a surname of Irish origin, derived from the Gaelic Ó Rodaigh, a patronymic name meaning descendant of Rodach.

Is Reddy and Gowda same?

Yes both are together known as “vokkaligas” an umbrella term for the caste, which literally means agriculturists. Kannada speaking families use gowda surname while Telugu speaking families use reddy surname .

How many types of Reddys are there?

Morasu reddy, Kunchitiga reddy , Reddy Vokkaligas of Karnataka , Lingayaths of north karnataka use Raddy as a title. Reddy as a title has been in use in Karnataka and Andhra by many different agrigarian and trading communities.

Are Kakatiyas Reddy’s?

After the Kakatiyas became independent rulers in their own right, various subordinate chiefs under their rule are known to have used the title Reddi. Reddy chiefs were appointed as generals and soldiers under the Kakatiyas. Some Reddys were among the feudatories of Kakatiya ruler Pratapa Rudra.

Is Vokkaliga and Gowda same?

Gowda (also known as Gauda, Gouda or Gonda) is a surname native to the Karnataka state of India. It is mainly found among the Vokkaligas in south Karnataka and the Lingayats in north Karnataka.

Was kakatiya a Shudra?

All these evidences indicate that the Kakatiyas were of Shudra origin. A few copper-plate inscriptions of the Kakatiya family describe them as belonging to the Kshatriya (warrior) varna.