Chandra Family History

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Chandra Name Meaning

Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Hindu (Kayasth) name, from Sanskrit candra ‘pleasant’, ‘shining’, ‘moon’. It occurs commonly as the final element of compound given names such as Ramachandra and Krishnachandra. Compare Chand and Chander.

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


Similar surnames: Chanda, Chandran, Chander, Chand, Chadha, Chana, Andra, Handa

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Chandra Family Origin

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Chandra Family Occupations

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Chandra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chandra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chandra census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Chandra. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Chandra. For the veterans among your Chandra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chandra Life Expectancy

What is the average Chandra lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Chandra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Chandra in 1961 was 56, and 59 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chandra ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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