Nigam Family History

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Nigam Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu (Kayasth) name, based on the name of a subgroup of the Kayasth community. In Hindi, the word nig?m (from Sanskrit nigama) has several meanings, including ‘path’, ‘market’, and ‘determination’.

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


Similar surnames: Nagar, Niva, Gamm, Dignam, Niwa, Higham, Higa, Nagai, Virag, Bigham

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Nigam Family Origin

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Nigam Family Occupations

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Nigam Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Nigam Life Expectancy

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Between 1986 and 2002, in the United States, Nigam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Nigam in 1986 was 56, and 74 in 2002.

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