Agarwal Family History

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Agarwal Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu (Bania) and Jain habitational name, from Agroha or Agar + the Hindi or Panjabi adjectival suffix -wal (equivalent to -er in English). Agroha in the Hissar district (formerly in the Panjab, now in Haryana) is said to have been the capital city of Agar Sen, a legendary Vaishya king whom the Agarwals claim as their ancestor. Alternatively, the place name in question may be Agar, a city forty miles northeast of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. The Agarwals are one of the most prominent mercantile communities of northern India.

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

Similar surnames: Amaral, Gara, Sabharwal, Garay, Agard, Gadway, Galway, Atwal, Abarca

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Agarwal Family Origin

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Agarwal Family Occupations

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Agarwal Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Agarwal Life Expectancy

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Between 1984 and 2004, in the United States, Agarwal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Agarwal in 1984 was 35, and 59 in 2004.

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