Narayanan Family History

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Narayanan Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit naraya?na (an epithet of Vishnu; see Narayan) + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.

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

Similar surnames: Narayan, Natarajan, Nagarajan, Jayaraman, Narasimhan, Rayman, Arana

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Narayanan Family Origin

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Narayanan Family Occupations

What did your Narayanan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Medical Student was the top reported job for people in the UK named Narayanan.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Medical Student

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Narayanan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 51 census records available for the last name Narayanan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Narayanan 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 431 immigration records available for the last name Narayanan. 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 120 military records available for the last name Narayanan. For the veterans among your Narayanan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Narayanan Life Expectancy

What is the average Narayanan lifespan?

Between 1987 and 2003, in the United States, Narayanan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Narayanan in 1987 was 72, and 69 in 2003.

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