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Morimoto Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘(one who lives) near the forest’, or ‘(one who is) from the forest’; mostly found in western Japan and the island of Okinawa. A family of Settsu (now part of Hyogo prefecture) descended from the Ono family, while another of Kai (now Yamanashi prefecture) descended from the Minamoto clan through the Takeda.

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


Similar surnames: Okimoto, Morioka, Fujimoto, Miyamoto, Iwamoto, Sugimoto, Teramoto

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Morimoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Morimoto in 1955 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

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