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Virani Family History

Virani Name Meaning

Hindu, Muslim, and Jain name found in Gujarat, India, and among people from Sind, Pakistan, meaning ‘(descendant) of Vir’. Vir (from Sanskrit vira ‘hero’) must be an ancestral personal name or the initial element of an ancestral personal name such as Virender.

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

Similar surnames: Irani, Hirai, Varni, Viano, Iwai, Imai, Oran, Virant, Virag, Vilas

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Where is the Virani family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Virani surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Virani ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Tisserand was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Virani. 100% of Virani women worked as a Tisserand. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Tisserand
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Census Records

There are 78 census records available for the last name Virani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Virani census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 70 immigration records available for the last name Virani. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1 military records available for the last name Virani. For the veterans among your Virani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Virani lifespan?

Between 1978 and 2004, in the United States, Virani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Virani in 1978 was 62, and 61 in 2004.

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