श्रीवास्तव

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Srivastava (IAST: Śrīvāstava) is a common surname in Northern India & Southern part of Nepal (Terai), notably among Kayasthas.[1]They are people of Indo-aryan ancestry.

According to one explanation, the name "Srivastava" originates from "Suvastu", the former name of the Swat River, said to be the place of origin of this clan.[2]