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Kagawa Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘fragrant river’; held by two families, one from Kagawa in Sagami (now Kanagawa prefecture), descended from the Kamakura branch of the Taira clan. The other family originated in Kagawa in Aki (now part of Hiroshima prefecture). In Okinawa, the name is written with characters meaning ‘deer river’.

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


Similar surnames: Tagawa, Nagata, Ogawa, Kawata, Haga, Kataoka, Sakata, Sazama, Sawada

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kagawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kagawa in 1963 was 69, and 83 in 2004.

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