Desai Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat and Maharashtra): Hindu name meaning ‘landlord’, from Sanskrit deša ‘country’ + svami ‘lord’, ‘master’.

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

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Desai Family Origin

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Desai Family Occupations

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Desai Life Expectancy

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Between 1975 and 2004, Desai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Desai in 1975 was 29, and 66 in 2004.

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