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Murayama Name Meaning

Japanese: meaning ‘the mountain near the village’. The name is more common in eastern Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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


Similar surnames: Moriyama, Hirayama, Maruyama, Katayama, Akiyama, Miyahara, Nakayama

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Murayama Family Origin

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Murayama Family Occupations

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Murayama Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Murayama Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Murayama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Murayama in 1950 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

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