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Datta Name Meaning

Indian (Assam, Bengal, and Panjab) and Bangladeshi: Hindu name from Sanskrit datta ‘given’, ‘gift’. In ancient Sanskrit literature this name is associated with the Vaishya caste. In Assam and Bengal the Dattas belong to the Kayasth caste. In the Panjab it is a Brahman name based on the name of a clan in the Mohyal subgroup of Saraswat Brahmans, having probably evolved from an ancestral personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Batta, Date, Matta, Ratta, Hata, Batra, Kata, Fatta, Dutta, Gaeta

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Datta Family Origin

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Datta Family Occupations

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Datta Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Datta Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Datta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Datta in 1966 was 91, and 66 in 2004.

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