Higashi Family History

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Higashi Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘east’ (also read Azuma), a common place name in Japan, held as a surname by several different families.

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

Similar surnames: Higuchi, Higa, Ohashi, Shiraishi, Oishi, Hayashi, Ishibashi, Miyoshi

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Higashi Family Origin

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Higashi Family Occupations

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Higashi Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Higashi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Higashi in 1957 was 57, and 67 in 2004.

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