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Pradhan Name Meaning

Indian (Bengal, Orissa, Maharashtra), Bangladeshi, and Nepali: Hindu name from Sanskrit pradhana ‘chief’, originally a title, now widely used as a family name. In Maharashtra it is found in the Kayasth Prabhu community. In Bengal and Bangladesh it is used as a family name in both the Hindu and the Muslim communities.

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


Similar surnames: Chauhan, Prabhu, Pagan, Pathak, Radwan, Radman, Pasha, Prada, Grahn

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Pradhan Family Occupations

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Pradhan Life Expectancy

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Between 1986 and 2004, in the United States, Pradhan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pradhan in 1986 was 81, and 66 in 2004.

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