Arora Family History

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Arora Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu and Sikh name based on the name of a mercantile community of the Panjab. It is derived from a place name, Aror (now known as Rohri, in Sind, Pakistan). According to legend the Aroras are of Kshatriya stock, but denied their Kshatriya origin in order to escape persecution by Paras Ram (parašurama in Sanskrit means ‘Rama with the axe’), calling themselves Aur, which means ‘someone else’ in Hindi and Panjabi. Some believe the Aroras to be related to another prominent mercantile community of the Panjab, the Khatris.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Hora, Arata, Parola, Barra, Arra, Rosa, Dora, Arras, Troia, Vora

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Arora Family Origin

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Arora Family Occupations

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In 1939, Commercial Advertising Art and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Arora.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Commercial Advertising Art

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Arora Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 491 census records available for the last name Arora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arora census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 387 immigration records available for the last name Arora. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 51 military records available for the last name Arora. For the veterans among your Arora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arora Life Expectancy

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Between 1978 and 2004, in the United States, Arora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Arora in 1978 was 42, and 46 in 2004.

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