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Kinoshita Name Meaning

Japanese: meaning ‘(one who lives) under a tree’; the surname is found throughout Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. The most famous bearer of this name, Kinoshita Tokichi, used several names throughout his career and is best remembered as Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the brilliant general who unified Japan at the end of the 16th century. It is doubtful, however, that anyone named Kinoshita is his descendant.

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


Similar surnames: Oshita, Miyashita, Takeshita, Yoshida, Kaneshiro, Yamashita, Ishida

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Kinoshita Family Occupations

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Kinoshita Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kinoshita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kinoshita in 1948 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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