Kulkarni Family History

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Kulkarni Name Meaning

Indian (Maharashtra, Karnataka): Hindu (usually Brahman) name, from Marathi ku?lk?r?ni ‘village clerk’ (from Sanskrit kula ‘family’, ‘community’ + kara?na ‘writer’ or kar?ni ‘helmsman’). The kulkarni was a village official under the patel or village headman; he kept the accounts of the cultivators for the government and also the public records. The office of kulkarni was hereditary. As a rule, a Brahman was appointed to this office. He received some land rent free and was paid an annual salary.

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


Similar surnames: Nadkarni, Kari, Kulka, Kalmar, Kula, Huotari, Kulinski, Pullara

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Kulkarni Family Occupations

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Kulkarni Life Expectancy

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Between 1978 and 2004, in the United States, Kulkarni life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kulkarni in 1978 was 56, and 56 in 2004.

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