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Murakami Family History

Murakami Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘above the village’; found mostly in west-central Japan and the island of Okinawa. It is also the patronymic of the Murakami Genji, a branch of the Minamoto clan descended from several sons of the Emperor Murakami (926–967).

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

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Name Distribution of Murakami Families

  • Number of Murakami families
     71 - 140
     24 - 70
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Murakami families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Murakami last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Murakami Family Origin

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