Oinam family

Meitei family name

"Oinam" (Meitei: ꯑꯣꯢꯅꯥꯝ, ꯑꯣꯏꯅꯥꯝ) (Old Manipuri: ꫡꯏꯅꯥꯝ ꯁꯥꯀꯩ) is a family name belonging to a branch of the Khuman dynasty of the Meitei ethnicity (Manipuri ethnicity).[1][2][3][4][5][6] "Oinam Apokpa" ("Oinam Pokpa") is a clan ancestral deity worshipped by the people (members) of the family, following Meitei religion (Sanamahism).[6]

Word/NameKhuman dynasty
DerivationOina - Meitei root for "left handedness" and suffix "-m" - Sanskritisation
MeaningThe left handed
Place of originIndia (Manipur,[4] Assam, Tripura) and Myanmar
Other names
Alternative spellingOynam
Variant form(s)Oinamcha
Short form(s)Oina, Oi

Notable persons change

  • Binoranjan Oinam: Lyrist and music composer.[7]
  • Ethoi Oinam: Actress and model.[8]
  • James Oinam: Indian author.
  • John Oinam: Indian singer.[9]
  • Laibi Oinam: First woman auto driver of Manipur.[10]
  • Oinam Bembem: Indian footballer.
  • Oinam Doren: Indian film maker and director.[11]
  • Oinam Gautam: Film maker and director.[12]
  • Oinam Lukhoi: Politician.
  • Oinam Nabakishore: Indian civil service officer and politician.[13][14]

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  1. Surname Oinam Info (meaning, origin, mother-tongue, religion)
  2. Oinam surname
  3. Origin of Oinam surname
  4. 4.0 4.1 Origin of Oinam surname
  5. India. Office of the Registrar General (1977). Census of India, 1971, Series 12, Manipur: C. Socio-economic survey: Oinam Sawombung. Controller of Publications.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Dr. Yumlembam Gopi Devi. Glimpses of Manipuri Culture. Lulu.com. p. 24. ISBN 978-0-359-72919-7.
  7. Binoranjan Oinam - IMDb
  8. Ethoi Oinam - Biography - IMDb
  9. John Oinam Indian Idol 11 Contestant, Wiki, Bio, Videos and Unknown Facts - TheNewsCrunch
  10. Meet this first woman auto driver of Manipur
  11. Meet Oinam Doren from Manipur; Jack of all trades, Connoisseur of film-making
  12. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2021-02-13. Retrieved 2021-02-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  13. Oinam Nabakishore Oinam Nabakishore Singh appointed as Chief Secretary of ManipurSingh IAS, appointed as Chief Secretary of Manipur Government. | Indian Bureaucracy is an...
  14. Oinam Nabakishore Singh(Indian National Congress(INC)):Constituency- INNER MANIPUR(MANIPUR) - Affidavit Information of Candidate: