When Harilal Mohandas Gandhi was born on 23 August 1888, in Delhi, India, his father, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was 18 and his mother, Kasturbai Makhanji Kapadia, was 19. He married Gulab in 1904, in India. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 18 June 1948, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, at the age of 59.
Some characteristic forenames: Indian Rajesh, Ashok, Ramesh, Pravin, Bharat, Dilip, Sanjay, Dinesh, Suresh, Anil, Mukesh, Rajendra.
Indian (Gujarat, Mumbai, Rajasthan, Punjab): Bania, Vania, Arora, Jat, Jain, Parsi, and Sikh occupational name meaning ‘perfume seller’ in modern Indic languages, from Sanskrit gāndhika, from gandha ‘perfume’. In Gujarati the word also means ‘grocer’ or ‘pharmacist’. This name is found chiefly in Gujarat among Vanias and Parsis. It is also found among the Oswal Banias of Rajasthan and among the Aroras and the Jats of the Punjab.