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Raval Family History

Raval Name Meaning
Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name meaning ‘king’ or ‘commander’, from rava ‘king’ (Sanskrit raja) + the suffix -l. It is based on the name of an Arora clan.

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

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29 Military Records
149 Immigration Records
219 Census and Voter Lists
331 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Raval Families

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Raval Family Occupations

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