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Hirota Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘wide rice paddy’; the name of an immigrant family from Paekche, an ancient Korean kingdom (15 bc–ad 663) with many close Japanese ties; also other families descended more recently from the Sasaki and Watarai clans. The name is mostly found in west-central Japan and the Ryukyu Islands, and is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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


Similar surnames: Hirata, Hiraoka, Hirose, Kubota, Shiroma, Milota, Horta, Hora, Herod

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Hirota Family Origin

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Hirota Family Occupations

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hirota life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hirota in 1964 was 75, and 60 in 2004.

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