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Acharya Name Meaning

Indian: Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit acarya ‘one who knows or teaches (right) conduct’, i.e. a spiritual guide or teacher. The term was also applied as an honorific title for a man of learning. It has also been adopted as a surname by some non-Brahman communities.

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


Similar surnames: Char, Abarca, Chadha, Araya, Sciara, Zachary, Zacharia, Machala

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Acharya Family Origin

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Acharya Family Occupations

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Acharya Historical Records

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Acharya Life Expectancy

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Between 1976 and 2004, in the United States, Acharya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Acharya in 1976 was 37, and 91 in 2004.

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