Sawhney Family History

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Sawhney Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name, said to mean ‘commander’ and ‘companion’, based on the name of a Khatri clan.

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


Similar surnames: Lachney, Tawney, Farney, Partney, Sidney, Sandner, Schley, Arney

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Sawhney Family Origin

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Sawhney Family Occupations

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Sawhney Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Sawhney Life Expectancy

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Between 1986 and 2003, in the United States, Sawhney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sawhney in 1986 was 47, and 80 in 2003.

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