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Matsumoto Name Meaning

Japanese (common in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands): from a common place name; many bearers therefore may be unrelated. According to folklore, a habitation near a pine tree (matsu) from which a deity would issue to visit mortals would be named Matsumoto: ‘place of the (divine) pine tree’. See also Matsuda and Matsuoka.

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


Similar surnames: Matsuda, Matsuoka, Matsumura, Matsubara, Matsui, Takemoto, Matsuyama

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Matsumoto Family Occupations

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Matsumoto Historical Records

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Matsumoto Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Matsumoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Matsumoto in 1947 was 42, and 83 in 2004.

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