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Gopal Name Meaning

Indian (southern states): Hindu name, from Sanskrit gopala ‘cowherd’ (from go ‘cow’ + pala ‘protector’), an epithet of the god Krishna. It is only a male given name in India, but has come to be used as a surname among South Indians in the U.S.

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


Similar surnames: Pal, Gal, Godel, Goel, Goral, Loyal, Uppal, Korpal, Goda, Goar

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Gopal Family Origin

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Gopal Family Occupations

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Gopal Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Gopal Life Expectancy

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Between 1988 and 2004, in the United States, Gopal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gopal in 1988 was 71, and 61 in 2004.

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