Sunder is an Indian male name, an alternate transcription of Sundar, itself a variant of Sundara meaning “beautiful, attractive, handsome” and also “noble” from Sanskrit. In Hindu mythology it’s another name for the god Krishna. Sunder is also an Indian surname originating from the given name.

Sunder is also an English word meaning “to separate, divide, sever” which comes from Old English sundor (apart, separate, private, aloof via Proto-Germanic *sundraz derived from a PIE root word.

Origin: Sanskrit, Proto-Indo-European



  • Sundar (Indian, Tamil, Hindi)
  • Sundara (Hinduism)



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s