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Sankaran Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit šankara ‘bringer of happiness or prosperity’ (an epithet of the god Shiva) + 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: Shankar, Sundaram, Karan, Samarin, Saran, Sarkar, Kanaan, Canavan

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Sankaran Family Origin

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Sankaran Family Occupations

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Sankaran Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sankaran Life Expectancy

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Between 1979 and 2002, in the United States, Sankaran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sankaran in 1979 was 57, and 54 in 2002.

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