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Ranganathan Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit ranganatha ‘lord of mirth’ (from ranga ‘mirth’ + natha ‘lord’), an epithet of the god Krishna, + 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: Ramanathan, Viswanathan, Padmanabhan, Swaminathan, Raghavan

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Ranganathan Family Origin

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Ranganathan Family Occupations

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Ranganathan Historical Records

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Ranganathan Life Expectancy

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Between 1984 and 2001, in the United States, Ranganathan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ranganathan in 1984 was 61, and 61 in 2001.

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