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Venkatesh Family History

Venkatesh Name Meaning
Indian (southern states): Hindu name, from Sanskrit venkatesha ‘lord of Venkata hill’, an epithet of the god Vishnu. There is a celebrated temple dedicated to Vishnu on this hill in Andhra Pradesh. This name is found only as a male personal name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S. among south Indians.

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

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Name Distribution of Venkatesh Families

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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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Venkatesh Family Origin

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