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Arima Family History

Arima Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘owns a horse’; the name is found mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. It is habitational, taken from the Arima hot spring near the city of Kobe. The original bearers were lords in the district, descended from the Minamoto clan.

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

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837 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
282 Military Records
1,460 Immigration Records
578 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Arima Families

  • Number of Arima families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Arima Family Origin

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Arima Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Arima

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Arima Family Occupations

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