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Chokshi Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Hindu (Vania), Jain, and Parsi name, from Gujarati coksi ‘jeweler’, ‘assayer of gold and silver’, from cok?s ‘precise’, ‘circumspect’, a compound of co- ‘four’, ‘four-way’, ‘all-round’ (Sanskrit catus- ‘four’) + k?s ‘assaying’ (Sanskrit ka?sa ‘rubbing’, ‘touchstone’).

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


Similar surnames: Doshi, Joshi, Ghosh, Bakshi, Koshy, Choinski, Coash, Oishi, Ohashi

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Chokshi Family Origin

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Chokshi Family Occupations

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Chokshi Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Chokshi Life Expectancy

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Between 1989 and 2004, in the United States, Chokshi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Chokshi in 1989 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

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