Chatterjee Family History

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Chatterjee Name Meaning

Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Hindu (Brahman) name, from Chatta, the name of a village, + jha ‘teacher’ (a greatly reduced form of Sanskrit upadhyaya), i.e. ‘teacher from the village of Chatta’. In Bengali names formed with -jee, the initial element is believed to indicate a village granted by Ballal Sen, an ancient king of Bengal, to an ancestor of bearers of the surname.

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

Similar surnames: Banerjee, Mukherjee, Chatterton, Cater, Catterson, Chantry, Catherine

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Chatterjee Family Origin

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Chatterjee Family Occupations

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Chatterjee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 600 census records available for the last name Chatterjee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chatterjee 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Chatterjee. 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 205 military records available for the last name Chatterjee. For the veterans among your Chatterjee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chatterjee Life Expectancy

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Between 1985 and 2004, in the United States, Chatterjee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Chatterjee in 1985 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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