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Yamamoto Family History

Yamamoto Name Meaning
Japanese: meaning ‘(one who lives) in the mountains’ or ‘at the foot of the mountain’, this is one of the ten most common surnames; it is found predominantly in central and west-central Japan.

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

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17,330 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,834 Military Records
30,364 Immigration Records
11,177 Census and Voter Lists
2,359 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Yamamoto Families

  • Number of Yamamoto families
     162 - 322
     55 - 161
     1 - 54
     
    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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Yamamoto Family Origin

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Yamamoto Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Yamamoto

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Yamamoto Family Occupations

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Military Service by Yamamoto

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