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Mahajan Surname Meaning

Indian (northern states): Bania name from Hindi məhājən ‘merchant banker moneylender’ from Sanskrit mahā ‘great’ + janas ‘person’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Maharaj, Narayan, Thaman, Mehlman, Mcgahan, Mahan, Morahan, Magana

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Where is the Mahajan family from?

You can see how Mahajan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mahajan family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1911. The most Mahajan families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 3 Mahajan families living in Alberta. This was about 60% of all the recorded Mahajan's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Mahajan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mahajan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mahajan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the USA named Mahajan. 100% of Mahajan men worked as a Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 72 census records available for the last name Mahajan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahajan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 114 immigration records available for the last name Mahajan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 12 military records available for the last name Mahajan. For the veterans among your Mahajan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mahajan lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2004, in the United States, Mahajan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mahajan in 1971 was 34, and 61 in 2004.

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