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Desai Family History

Desai Name Meaning

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

14,778 Historical Documents with Desai on Ancestry.com
10,425 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
36 Military Records
1,649 Immigration Records
535 Census and Voter Lists
2,133 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Desai Families

Desai census records

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Desai Family Origin

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Desai Family Occupations

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Military Service by Desai

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