Dhanani Family History

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Dhanani Name Meaning

Hindu and Muslim name found in Gujarat, India, and among people from Sind, Pakistan, meaning ‘descendant of Dhan’. Dhan (meaning ‘wealth’) is a shortened form of an ancestral name beginning with this element, for example Dhanesh ‘lord of wealth’ (from Sanskrit dhana ‘wealth’ + iša ‘lord’) or Dhanaraj ‘king of wealth’ (from dhana ‘wealth’ + raja ‘king’).

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

Similar surnames: Dhawan, Hanna, Hannan, Honan, Hanan, Hanania, Chana, Thaman, Hasan

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Dhanani Family Origin

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Dhanani Family Occupations

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Dhanani Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15 census records available for the last name Dhanani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dhanani 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 48 immigration records available for the last name Dhanani. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dhanani. For the veterans among your Dhanani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dhanani Life Expectancy

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Between 1977 and 2004, in the United States, Dhanani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dhanani in 1977 was 55, and 41 in 2004.

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