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common in India, especially in Rajasthan and Punjab.
Chopra is a Khatri Hindu and Sikh surname. They belonged to the Barah-Ghar/ Bahri sub-caste of the Khatris which includes the clans of Dhawan, Kakkar, Kapoor, Khanna, Mehra, Malhotra, Sehgal, Seth, Tandon, Talwar, and Vohra.The clan claims to originate from one man called "Chaupat Rai" who was killed in a battle with Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni. His descendants who were born before his death took the name of their forefather and hence came to be known as Chopra.Diwan Mulraj and Diwan Sawan Mal were from Chopra Khatri families and served as the army generals under Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Sikh Empire. Sawan Mal Chopra was renowned for capturing Multan from the rule of Afghans while Mulraj was known to have rebelled against the British which led to the 2nd Anglo-Sikh war. The ancestors of the Chopras were expert gamblers ,so much so that they were called the incarnation of Maharaja Nala. They were concentrated in Majha region of Punjab in modern-day countries of India and Pakistan which includes Gujranwala, Amritsar, Lahore etc. Dr. Satyapal, a prominent freedom fighter from Gujranwala who was arrested by the British along with Saifuddin Kitchlew was a Chopra Khatri. Kavi Tahikan was a soldier by profession who also served as one of the 52 poets/writers of Guru Gobind Singh belonged to a Chopra family of Jalalpur town of Gujrat district.
Chopra is a Punjabi Khatri and Marwari Jain family name.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Chopra is ranked #10979 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Chopra surname appeared 2,897 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Chopra.
89.2% or 2,586 total occurrences were Asian.
5.3% or 155 total occurrences were White.
3.6% or 105 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.1% or 33 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.3% or 9 total occurrences were Black.
0.3% or 9 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
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The numerical value of Chopra in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Chopra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of Chopra in a Sentence
The way Priyanka Chopra came at me right now ? girl, don't yell. We're all here for love. Don't yell. Don't embarrass yourself. But we all walk that middle ground, but thank you for your enthusiasm and your question and your voice.
Now, Chopra's family has grown to include not only the Nick Jonas brothers but their wives. ' I've never had a sister, so it's really nice to have Danielle [ Jonas ] and Sophie [ Turner ], and just inheriting the family by proxy.
The episode has stirred a lot of emotion, much of which is unfairly aimed at Priyanka Chopra, who didn't create the show, nor does she write or direct it.
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