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Viswanathan Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit višvanatha ‘lord of the universe’ (from višva ‘universe’ + natha ‘lord’, an epithet of the god Shiva), + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a given 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, Ramanathan, Padmanabhan, Sankaran, Jonathan

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Viswanathan Family Occupations

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Between 2002 and 2004, in the United States, Viswanathan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Viswanathan in 2002 was 67, and 68 in 2004.

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