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Kawamura Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘river village’; found throughout Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. One family of samurai is from Satsuma (now Kagoshima prefecture). Written two ways, one way is more common in west-central Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Kawahara, Kawakami, Kitamura, Kawata, Kawabata, Yamamura, Nakamura

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kawamura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kawamura in 1958 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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