Kashyap Family History

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Kashyap Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu name based on the name of a gotra (an exogamous group among Brahmans and some other communities) called Kashyap. It was the name of a celebrated Hindu sage, from Sanskrit kašyapa, a word with many meanings, including ‘tortoise’ and ‘deer’.

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


Similar surnames: Koshy, Kaya, Kamiya, Kasza, Kastan, Kaseman, Ashman, Basham, Ashraf

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Kashyap Family Origin

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Kashyap Family Occupations

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Kashyap Historical Records

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Passenger List

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kashyap. For the veterans among your Kashyap ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kashyap Life Expectancy

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Between 1985 and 2004, in the United States, Kashyap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kashyap in 1985 was 73, and 30 in 2004.

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