Heart of a Lion

Singh titlemiddle name or surname, which originated in India. Derived from the Sanskrit word for lion, it was adopted as a title by certain warrior caste in India. Guru Gobind Singh mandated it for all the baptized males. As a surname or a middle name, it is now found throughout the Indian subcontinent and among the Indian diaspora, cutting across communities and religious groups.

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