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  1. Menon

    Menon is a subcaste of the Nair community of Kerala, India, and was an honorific hereditary title, often used as an affix to one's name, bestowed by the various Kings of Kerala to the members of certain classes of Nairs. The recipient of the title held it lifelong, and his family held it in perpetuity along the matrilineal line. Historically, a person granted the title of Menon was presented with an Ola, a palm-leaf manuscript for writing on, and a stylus – as the symbols of an accountant. The Menons were engaged in various administrative duties, such as being scribes and accountants, in service of the Kings of Kerala.

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  1. MENON

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Menon is ranked #10837 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Menon surname appeared 2,938 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Menon.

    91.2% or 2,681 total occurrences were Asian.
    5% or 148 total occurrences were White.
    2.3% or 70 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 22 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Menon in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Menon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. aculeate
    • B. equivalent
    • C. arbitrary
    • D. butch

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