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Shristikhanda 66.6-7 , Skandapurana.
The story behind the name surpakarna is described. According to which Agnidevata was cursed by a rich to get extinguished and lost, and so he became powerless, after a rigorous sadhana to Ganesha, he took pity on Agni’s plight and by gaining again brought agni back to life. So his name is surpakarna.