Das Name Meaning

Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Hindu (Kayasth) name, from Bengali daš ‘votary’, ‘servant’, from Sanskrit dasa ‘slave’, ‘servant’. It is also commonly used as the final element of compound given names, for example Bhagavandas ‘servant of god’, Mohandas ‘votary of Mohan (an epithet of the god Krishna)’.

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

Similar surnames: Day, Dar, Ras, Dash, Daw, Dias, Bas, Days, Deas, Dam

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Das Family Origin

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Das Family Occupations

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In 1921, Cook was the top reported job for people in the CA named Das. 20% of Das men worked as a Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cook
  • Employ
  • Laborer
  • Labourer

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

Das Historical Records

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Census Record

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Das Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Das life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Das in 1962 was 75, and 74 in 2004.

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