Jha Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu (Brahman) name, from a much reduced form of Sanskrit upadhyaya ‘teacher’.

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


Similar surnames: Shan, Saha, Sha, Guha, Jahn, Chad, Ahr, Bhat, Jia, Che

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Between 1984 and 2004, in the United States, Jha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Jha in 1984 was 40, and 39 in 2004.

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