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Furukawa Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘old river’; found throughout Japan. Descended from the Minamoto, Nitta, and northern Fujiwara families. A common alternate reading is Kogawa; both are later variants of the ancient name Koga.

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


Similar surnames: Fujikawa, Kurokawa, Fukuhara, Furuya, Morikawa, Fukuda, Ichikawa

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Furukawa Family Occupations

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Furukawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Furukawa in 1951 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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