Hirata Family History

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Hirata Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘peaceful rice paddy’; there are several families, descended from the Taira, Sasaki, and Sakanoue clans. The family has several branches of its own. It is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku, and is found throughout Japan and in the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Hirota, Arata, Kurata, Miyata, Shibata, Hirano, Hata, Hirai, Murata

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hirata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Hirata in 1941 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

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