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Krishna Name Meaning

Indian (southern states): Hindu name from Sanskrit kr?s?na ‘black’, an epithet of the eighth incarnation of the god Vishnu. Among Tamil and Malayalam speakers who have migrated from their home states it is a variant of Krishnan. It is found only as a male given name in India, but used a family name in the U.S. among South Indians.

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


Similar surnames: Krishnan, Krish, Frisina, Kiehn, Kraska, Drish, Krisch, Kring

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Krishna Family Origin

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Krishna Family Occupations

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Krishna Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 263 census records available for the last name Krishna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krishna 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

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There are 701 military records available for the last name Krishna. For the veterans among your Krishna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krishna Life Expectancy

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Between 1975 and 2004, in the United States, Krishna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Krishna in 1975 was 72, and 70 in 2004.

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