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Mukherjee Name Meaning

Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Hindu (Brahman) name, of which the Sanskrit version, Mukhyopadhyaya, is ostensibly composed of mukhya ‘principal’, ‘chief’ + upadhyaya ‘teacher’. However, in fact the first element relates to a Bengali place name, probably Mukhati. The Sanskrit version, with its rather grander meaning, is a later coinage based on this name, which actually means ‘teacher from a place called Mukhati (or similar)’. Compare Chatterjee.

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


Similar surnames: Banerjee, Mulhern, Milberger, Catherine, Herzer, Murphree, Matherne

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Mukherjee Family Origin

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Mukherjee Family Occupations

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There are 80 military records available for the last name Mukherjee. For the veterans among your Mukherjee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Mukherjee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mukherjee in 1967 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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