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Purohit Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu (Brahman) name meaning ‘family priest’, from Sanskrit purohita ‘one placed foremost’ (from puras ‘front’ + hita ‘placed’).

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


Similar surnames: Puri, Prophet, Purvis, Puro, Wuori, Parodi, Pertuit, Parfait, Polit

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Purohit Family Origin

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Purohit Family Occupations

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Purohit Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Purohit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Purohit 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Purohit. 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 Purohit. For the veterans among your Purohit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Purohit Life Expectancy

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Between 1986 and 2003, in the United States, Purohit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Purohit in 1986 was 47, and 34 in 2003.

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