'''पाण्डेको''' उत्पत्तीको बारेमा केही प्रस्ट छैन । केही भन्छन् कि यो शब्द [[संस्कृत]] शब्द word ''पण्डित'' बाट उत्पत्ति भएको हो भनेर भन्छन् । पण्डितको माने पूजारी ([[:en:priest|priest]]) वा 'scholar' हुन्छ।
== विवादीत कुराहरू ==
The surname '''Pandey''' is similar to the surname "Pande" पाण्डे pānde, which is used in Gujarat. In Maharashtra, several [[Brahmin]] families have names ending in "-pande", such as "Deshpande". It is also distinct from the surname "Panday", which is also used by various social groups
Some sources indicate that clans bearing the surname Pandey preside as the traditional teachers र priests of the kings of Nepal र are called as "राज गुरु घराना" or "राजाको गुरुको परिवार".
[[श्रेणी:Nepali family names]]