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Hirano Family History

Hirano Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘flat (or peaceful) field’; a common topographic and habitational name throughout Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. One daimyo family descended from the ancient Kiyowara clan.

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

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2,400 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
702 Military Records
4,494 Immigration Records
1,615 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hirano Families

  • Number of Hirano families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hirano families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hirano last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hirano Family Origin

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Hirano Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hirano

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Hirano Family Occupations

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Military Service by Hirano

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