Chhatrapati: Chhatrapati is an Indian royal title most equivalent to a King. It means the 'Lord of the Parasol' and is a title conferred upon the founder of Maratha Empire, Shivaji. The title is also used by Shivaji's descendants.
Maharaj: The English equivalent of Maharaj is great king. It is a title first conferred upon Shivaji's father Shahaji Raje Bhosale by Adilshah.
Maharani: The English equivalent of Maharani is great queen. It is a title first used by Tarabai, as regent of marathas empire .
Raje: The English equivalent of Raje is Your Majesty. It is a title first conferred upon Shivaji's grandfather Maloji Raje Bhosale
Kshatriya Kulavantas: It means 'The Head of the Kshatriya caste' and was a title first given to Shivaji at the time of his coronation
Sinhasanadheeshwar: It means 'the enthroned King' and was a title first given to Shivaji at the time of his coronation
Peshwa: It is a word of Persian origin and means 'Foremost' or 'the first minister' or 'Premier' (or Prime Minister). It was a title given to the prime ministers of the Maratha Empire or sometimes to a male member of the Peshwa's family (as a suffix for a member of the Peshwa family and as a prefix for the Peshwa himself.) For example: ->Peshwa:Shrimant PeshwaBalaji Baji RaoBhat. ->Member:ShrimantVishwasraoBhat, Peshwa.
Peshwin: The wife of a Peshwa or a female member of the Peshwa's family.
Senakhaskhel: It means the Commander of the armies of the state. It is a designation created by Rajaram I.
Shamsher Bahadur: It is a title conferred upon the Mohhameden Branch of Peshava at Banda . After 1857 , The Maharajas of Baroda (the Gaekwads) were title holders , which means a distinguished swordsman
Rao: It is an honorary title used by men as a suffix to their first name, example Malhar Rao Holkar, the prince of Indore
Sinh: It is a word derived from the Sanskrit word siḿha, meaning 'lion'. It is used as a suffix to the first name, example Maharaja Pratapsinh Gaekwad or H.H. Meherban Shrimant Raja Vijaysinhrao Madhavrao Patwardhan, Raja of Sangli
Shett/Sheth: Shett/Sheth is a name given to the Daivajnas of Konkani origin residing on the west coast of India. For example, the Saldanha-Shet family is one of the well known Konkani Catholic families from Mangalore.