Kawashima Family History

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Kawashima Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘river island’; mostly found in eastern Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Takashima, Kawahara, Kawata, Kawai, Kawasaki, Kawamura, Kaneshiro

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Kawashima Family Occupations

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Kawashima Historical Records

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Kawashima Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kawashima life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kawashima in 1963 was 82, and 96 in 2004.

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