Chand Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu name found in several communities, from Sanskrit candra ‘pleasant’, ‘shining’, ‘moon’. It is a common final element of compound personal names, such as Ramchand and Kishanchand, and appears subsequently to have evolved into a surname. Compare Chandra.

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


Similar surnames: Chanda, Chad, Hand, Chang, Chana, Chard, Chadd, Bachand, Hang, Mand

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Chand Family Origin

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Chand Family Occupations

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  • Freight Clerk

    33%
  • Pauper Formerly Dom. Serv.

    33%
  • Violin Maker

    33%

In 1881, freight Clerk and Pauper Formerly Dom. Serv. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chand. A less common occupation for the Chand family was Violin Maker. The most common Chand occupation in the UK was Freight Clerk. 33% of Chand's were Freight Clerks.

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Chand Historical Records

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Chand Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1969 and 2004, Chand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Chand in 1969 was 76, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chand

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