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Matsuda Name Meaning

Japanese (mainly western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands): habitational name from any of the many places in Japan so named, meaning ‘pine tree rice paddy’. The word matsu ‘pine’ also means ‘wait’, in this sense implying hope of a divine visitation to a sacred rice paddy. It is also related to the verb matsuru ‘to perform religious ceremonies’; the name therefore has connections with priestly families of the Shinto religion. Other names with similar religious derivations include Matsumoto and Matsuoka. Several families of noble (especially Fujiwara) descent have taken the name.

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


Similar surnames: Masuda, Yasuda, Matsuoka, Matsui, Matsumura, Tsuda, Matsuo, Matsuura

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Matsuda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Matsuda in 1952 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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