S: My name is Singh
FC: My Name is Singh | by Suzanne SIngh
1: Once upon a time in a far away country named India, Your great grand-father was born. He was born in the village of Moga in the state of Punjab. People there speak Punjabi and Urdu.
2: His name was Puran Singh. He grew up with a big brother and a big sister. His brother's name was Gurbaskh Singh and his sister's name was Nasibe Kaur. . | This is a picture of Gurbashk Singh. He has been living with his family in the United States of America.
3: They have different last names because they are Sikh East Indians. Every boy born into that faith has the last name Singh, which means lion. Every girl has the same last name Kaur, which means princess. The name Singh is a very special name. The people who have that name are recognized for their courage because most of them were either warriors or farmers.
4: As part of their culture, they eat different food and wear different kind of clothes than us. The women wear a dupatta to cover their head.
5: The men wear a turban.
6: Your great-grandfather grew up and lived in India until he got married to this beautiful lady named Ranjit Kaur. | She was eating an ice cream with your daddy.
7: After they were married and had their first baby girl and they named her Surinder Kaur. | This was her house in Singapore when she used to lived there.
8: Then, they moved to Singapore where they had many other children.
9: They had a boy named Jaggit Singh
10: Then another girl named Sarida Kaur.
11: Then another boy named Harpal Singh | At his wedding | With the family.
12: And then your Dadaji was born and his name is Manmohn Singh | Picture of Dadaji when he was a little boy.
13: Dadaji with Luke, Olivia and Joaquin
14: And then another girl and her name is Satwant Kaur. but we call her Aunty Goga. | And then another boy was born and his name is Jaswant Singh. | Aunty Goga with Luke in PEI | Aunty Goga with Olivia and Soni.
15: And then the last boy was named Balwant Singh | Those are all your Dadaji's brothers and sisters
16: Then Dadaji grew up and moved to another country, your country called Canada. He came to study at Concordia University in Montreal in the Province of Quebec.
17: In Montreal he met your Dadima and they got married. | And had two wonderful children. The first one was a baby boy that they called Joshua Singh, which is yur daddy. The other one was a baby girl and that is your Aunty Jessica. But since we live in Canada and not in India, Aunty Jessica's name is Jessica Singh and not Jessica Kaur..
18: Your daddy grew up and then he met a beautiful young lady and her name was Carrie Stewart and they fell in love and they got married. That is why her name now is Carrie Singh.
19: And then, they had the most beautiful children. The first one was Luke Raymond Singh. Then they had a beautiful girl that they called Olivia Paula Hope Singh and then another boy that they called Joaquin Joshua Singh. | Luke | Olivia | Joaquim
20: And so you see that you have a very special name. These people are part of your family and they all love you very much.. | The End.
21: Date of birth Surinder Kaur ( Pouaji Guddy) Oct. 16th, 1950 Jagjit Singh ( Tayaji Mito ) April 9th, 1952 Sarida Kaur ( Pouaji Atchoo) August 16th 1953 Harpal Singh ( Tayaji Kalu) October 26, 1954 Manmohn Singh ( Dadaji) April 29th, 1956. Jaswant Singh ( Fat CHacha) January 6th, 1958 Satwant Kaur ( Pouaji Goga July 7th, 1960 Balwant Singh ( Chacha) August 14th, 1963