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Chawla Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name, based on the name of a clan in the Arora community, which is apparently named with caw?l ‘rice’.

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


Similar surnames: Chana, Chadha, Bhalla, Chanda, Chalk, Chada, Chall, Haga, Halla

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Chawla Family Origin

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Chawla Family Occupations

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Chawla Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Chawla Life Expectancy

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Between 1977 and 2004, in the United States, Chawla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Chawla in 1977 was 75, and 67 in 2004.

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