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Hayashi Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘forest’; variously written, found mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. One family produced several noted scholars during the Tokugawa era (1600–1867).

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

Similar surnames: Kobayashi, Yasui, Miyoshi, Hayashida, Hamasaki, Adachi, Higashi

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hayashi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hayashi in 1954 was 58, and 85 in 2004.

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