The Shivalli Family Names

It is amazing to find that there are more than 500 names of Shivalli Brahmin families in this region even to this date. Most of these names are derived from the names of the places wherein these families lived. Some of these names have changed slightly over the years and some families have moved to other places.

Most family names end with a 'aya', meaning 'belonging to' or 'from'. However there are some names which do not carry this suffix. Some examples are given below. (This list is not complete)

Name of the Place/ House

Name of the Family

Ananthodi (Anantadi)

Ananthadithaya

Madavoor Madavooruthaya

Mayyur (Mavoor)

Mayyuruthaya

Poyye (near Konaje)

Poyyethaya

Narala (Narlamatha)

Naralathaya

Sulya

Sulyannaya

Munnoor

Munnooraya

Innur

Innooraya

Kidevoor (Kidoor)

Kidevooraya

Kunila

Kunilaya

Kunda (Kundadka)

Kundaya

Kundala (Adoor village)

Kundlaya

Kudala

Kudalathaya

Kaniyur

Kannarannaya

Kambar (Mogaralu village)

Kambarannaya

Irvathur

Irvathuraya

Mithadka

Mithadkathaya

Baje

Bajethaya

Pilikere

Pilikerethaya

Thamblanthodi

Thambranthodithaya

Nelyadi

Nelyadithaya, Nellithaya

Moodeya

Moodethaya

Paddeye+Illa+Aar

Paddillayyer

Mudeye+Illa+Aar

Mudillaar

Shibara

Shibirathaya

Shibaruru

Shibaruraya

Shabara

Shabaraya

Indravalli

Indravallithaya

Varamballi

Varambalithaya

Iruvanthur

Iruvanthuraya

Iruvathur

Iruvathuraya

Kayakodi (Kayarthodi)

Kayathodithaya

Mittanadka

Mittanadkathaya

Kakkol

Kakkilaya

Eliya

Eliyathaya

Balkula (Balekkala)

Balkulathaya

Shimanthur

Shimanthuruthaya

Madikula (Madiyangulam)

Madikulaya

Peranna (Perna)

Perannaya

Kanchana

Kanchanthaya, Kachanthaya

Kukkupuli, Dudipuli

Dudipulithaya

Kuthubuli

Kuthubulithaya

Erkadi (Varkadi)

Varkadithaya

Sarali (Sharali)

Sharalaya

Manja

Manjathaya

Sagari

Sagarithaya

Thenkill

Thenkillaya

Badikkil (Badikkail)

Badikkillaya

Padde Ill

Paddillaya

Mudai Ill

Mudillayer

Bayaru

Bayarithaya

Kode

Kodethaya

Baipadi

Baipadithaya

Kadamanna

Kadamannaya

See Family Tree

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