Kapoor Family History

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Kapoor Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name of a clan in the Khatri community, whose ancestor is said to have been called Kapoor Chand. The derivation is from a personal name meaning ‘camphor’ (Sanskrit karpura). In Sanskrit literature, it is quite common as a personal name, and there is also a feminine form, karpurika. Many compound names are also found with karpua as the first element: masculine names such as Karpuravarsha, Karpurasena, as well as feminine names such as Karpuratilaka and Karpuramanjari.

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


Similar surnames: Kaur, Kadar, Kastor, Rapport, Kapper, Kantor, Kaplon, Kapler, Knapton

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Kapoor Family Origin

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Kapoor Family Occupations

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Kapoor Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Kapoor Life Expectancy

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Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Kapoor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kapoor in 1973 was 42, and 90 in 2004.

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