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Ramanathan Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit ramanatha ‘lord Rama’ (from rama ‘pleasing’, ‘charming’ (name of an incarnation of the god Vishnu; see Ram) + natha ‘lord’), + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a personal name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.

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


Similar surnames: Ranganathan, Swaminathan, Padmanabhan, Viswanathan, Nagarajan

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Ramanathan Family Origin

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Ramanathan Family Occupations

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Ramanathan Life Expectancy

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Between 1974 and 2004, in the United States, Ramanathan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ramanathan in 1974 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

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