Kodama Family History

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Kodama Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘small ball’; habitational name of an important family from Kodama-gun, in a part of Musashi now in Saitama prefecture. Another family, of Taira descent, from Kodama-mura in Shinano (now Nagano prefecture), writes the name with a different first character.

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


Similar surnames: Koyama, Toyama, Kojima, Aoyama, Aldama, Oyama, Okuma, Rodas, Aldana

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Kodama Family Origin

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Kodama Family Occupations

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Kodama Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Kodama Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kodama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kodama in 1958 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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