Arima Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Arita, Arata, Azuma, Araya, Ariza, Roma, Karim, Primo, Rama, Arra

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Arima Family Occupations

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Arima life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Arima in 1966 was 82, and 100 in 2004.

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