Krishnan Family History

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Krishnan Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit kr?s?na ‘black’ (see Krishna) + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.

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


Similar surnames: Krishna, Krish, Kashyap, Krizman, Frisina, Krizan, Rittman, Richman

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Krishnan Family Origin

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Krishnan Family Occupations

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Krishnan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Krishnan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krishnan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Krishnan. 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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Draft Card

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

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Krishnan Life Expectancy

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Between 1983 and 2004, in the United States, Krishnan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Krishnan in 1983 was 38, and 68 in 2004.

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