Gopal Family History

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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

What did your Gopal ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Manservant was the top reported job for people in the UK named Gopal.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Manservant

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Gopal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 264 census records available for the last name Gopal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gopal 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 647 immigration records available for the last name Gopal. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gopal. For the veterans among your Gopal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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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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