Dani Family History

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Dani Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat): Hindu (Vania) name, from the Sanskrit epithet dani ‘liberal in giving’.

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

Similar surnames: Jani, Sani, Hari, Wali, Danis, Mani, Dane, Dana, Deni, Danzi

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Dani Family Origin

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Dani Family Occupations

What did your Dani ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, works In Cotton Mill, Impr. Laces and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dani. The most common Dani occupation in the USA was Works In Cotton Mill. 40% of Dani's were Works In Cotton Mills. A less common occupation for the Dani family was Watchman.

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  • Works In Cotton Mill

  • Impr. Laces

  • Laborer

  • Watchman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dani ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dani Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dani 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 786 immigration records available for the last name Dani. 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 383 military records available for the last name Dani. For the veterans among your Dani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dani Life Expectancy

What is the average Dani lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Dani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dani in 1964 was 61, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dani

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dani 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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