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Oishi Family History

Oishi Name Meaning
Japanese (Oishi): from a common topographic name meaning ‘large rock’. The surname is found mostly in eastern Japan and on the island of Okinawa. It is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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

4,752 Historical Documents with Oishi on Ancestry
1,526 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
389 Military Records
1,843 Immigration Records
782 Census and Voter Lists
212 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Oishi Families

  • Number of Oishi families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Oishi last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Oishi Family Origin

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