Vaswani Family History

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Vaswani Name Meaning

Hindu name meaning ‘(descendant) of Vasu’, found among people from Sind, Pakistan. Vasu is presumably from a shortened form of an ancestral name beginning with this element, probably Vasudev (Sanskrit vasudeva ‘son of vasudeva’), which is an epithet of the god Krishna and a popular personal name. Krishna’s father’s name was vasudeva.

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

Similar surnames: Panjwani, Sani, Lalani, Asman, Gaspari, Hasan, Varni, Kastan, Kawai

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Vaswani Family Origin

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Vaswani Family Occupations

What did your Vaswani ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Silk Merchant was the top reported job for people in the UK named Vaswani.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Silk Merchant

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Vaswani Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 76 census records available for the last name Vaswani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vaswani 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 167 immigration records available for the last name Vaswani. 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 military records available for the last name Vaswani. For the veterans among your Vaswani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vaswani Life Expectancy

What is the average Vaswani lifespan?

Between 1975 and 2004, in the United States, Vaswani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Vaswani in 1975 was 64, and 55 in 2004.

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