Munshi Family History

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Munshi Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu and Muslim name meaning ‘clerk’, ‘writer’, from Arabic munshi’. It is widely used as an honorific title for an educated man.

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


Similar surnames: Muni, Mutti, Rush, Matsui, Manship, Muns, Munsey, Munch, Muno, Lenski

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Munshi Family Origin

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Munshi Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Munshi ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Munshi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Munshi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munshi 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 Munshi. 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 Munshi. For the veterans among your Munshi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Munshi Life Expectancy

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Between 1981 and 2003, in the United States, Munshi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Munshi in 1981 was 33, and 56 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munshi ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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