Gupta Family History

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Gupta Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu (Bania) and Jain name, from Sanskrit gupta ‘secret’, ‘protected’. This is a well-known name of ancient India; the two greatest empires of ancient northern India were both founded by persons named Chandragupta (see also Chandra). The founder of the Maurya empire in the 4th century bc was Chandragupta Maurya. In the 4th century ad, the Gupta empire was founded by another Chandragupta, and a long line of Gupta kings ruled India for about 200 years.

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


Similar surnames: Guppy, Guha, Lupia, Huhta, Gucwa, Gura, Gust, Guida, Gaeta, Butta

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Gupta Family Origin

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Gupta Family Occupations

What did your Gupta ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Student and Barrister At Law were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gupta. 45% of Gupta men worked as a Student and 50% of Gupta women worked as a Barrister At Law. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gupta were Medical Student and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Student
    45%
  • Civil Servant
    12%
  • Law Student
    12%
  • Medical Student
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Barrister At Law
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gupta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gupta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gupta 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gupta. 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 328 military records available for the last name Gupta. For the veterans among your Gupta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gupta Life Expectancy

What is the average Gupta lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gupta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Gupta in 1951 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

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