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Vohra Family History

Vohra Name Meaning
Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community. It is of uncertain origin, but is popularly thought to derive from Sanskrit vyuha ‘battle array’.Muslim (Pakistan): perhaps an occupational name from Urdu bohora ‘merchant’.

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

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1,033 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
23 Military Records
155 Immigration Records
59 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Vohra Families

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