Samuel Khathi

1943–1963 (Age 20)
Durban, Ethekwini, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Khathi was born in 1943, in Durban, Ethekwini, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, his father, Julius khathi, was 25 and his mother, Violet Kheswa Khathi, was 23. He died in 1963, in his hometown, at the age of 20.

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Julius khathi
Violet Kheswa Khathi
Samuel Khathi
Lawrence Ndabazabantu Khathi

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World Events (3)

Age 6
Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act.
Age 7
Suppression of Communism Act bans anti-apartheid activities. Communist Party of South Africa disbands (reemerges in 1953 as South African Commnunist Party).
Age 9
South African Supreme Court invalidates removal of coloreds from voting lists.

Name Meaning

Indian (chiefly Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name based on the name of a prominent mercantile community in the Panjab. It is from Sanskrit kṣatriya ‘member of the warrior class’, derived from kṣatra ‘dominion’, ‘power’. As their name suggests, the Panjabi Khatris claim to be of Kshatriya origin. They have been prominent in civil administration from the time of the Mughal emperors. Several well-known Sikh gurus, including Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, have come from the Khatri community. The vast majority of the Khatris are, however, Hindus.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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