Definition 1 of 2
It could have also emerged form the Hindi phrase "Aap ka shubh naam kya hai?"
Sukhwinder Singh: My good name is Sukhwinder but you can call me Lolly..and whats your good name?
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Definition 2 of 2
It could be our way of making a first interaction seem more polite and formal, or could have been a literal translation from the Hindi phrase "Aapka shubh naam kya hai?" Alternatively, it may be a derivation from the Bengali custom of giving everyone a "shubh naam" (a good, or given, name) and a "daak naam" (a petname or nickname).