Katayama Family History

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Katayama Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘mountain on the side’; a common place name throughout Japan. The surname is also found in the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Nakayama, Toyama, Aoyama, Kawakami, Koyama, Murayama, Takayama

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Katayama Family Origin

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Katayama Family Occupations

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Katayama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Katayama in 1961 was 75, and 81 in 2004.

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