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Shrestha Family History

Shrestha Name Meaning
Hindu name from Sanskrit šre?s?tha ‘greatest’, found among people from Nepal.

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

1,474 Historical Documents with Shrestha on Ancestry.com
1,173 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2 Military Records
54 Immigration Records
29 Census and Voter Lists
216 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shrestha Families

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    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shrestha census records

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Shrestha Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Shrestha

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Shrestha Family Occupations

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Military Service by Shrestha

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