Balakrishnan Family History

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Balakrishnan Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit balakr?s?na ‘child Krishna’ (from bala ‘child’ + kr?s?na, name of an incarnation of the god Vishnu, meaning ‘black’), + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a personal name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.

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


Similar surnames: Ramakrishnan, Radhakrishnan, Krishnan, Narasimhan, Krishna, Avakian

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Balakrishnan Family Origin

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Balakrishnan Family Occupations

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Balakrishnan Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Balakrishnan Life Expectancy

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Between 1987 and 2004, in the United States, Balakrishnan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Balakrishnan in 1987 was 58, and 68 in 2004.

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