Karan Name Meaning

Indian (Bengal, Orissa) and Bangladeshi: Hindu (Kayasth) name, from the name of a subgroup in the Kayasth community, derived from Sanskrit kara?na ‘writer’, ‘scribe’. Jewish (Eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Koran.

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


Similar surnames: Karman, Kazan, Baran, Taran, Karas, Saran, Kara, Barman, Kahan, Koran

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Karan Family Origin

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Karan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Hotel Keeper

    17%
  • Keeps Saloon

    17%
  • Saloon Keeper

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Keeps Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karan. The most common Karan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Karan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Karan family was Saloon Keeper.

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Karan Historical Records

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Karan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Karan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Karan in 1945 was 20, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karan

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