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Nakai Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘central well’; it originated in Mikawa (now part of Aichi prefecture), and is also found in the island of Okinawa. Navajo name for someone from Mexico.

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


Similar surnames: Nakao, Takai, Sakai, Kai, Takagi, Aki, Kawai, Nakata, Nagai, Maki

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Nakai Family Origin

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Nakai Family Occupations

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Nakai Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Nakai Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Nakai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Nakai in 1959 was 71, and 66 in 2004.

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