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Nakamura Name Meaning

Japanese: variously written, usually with characters meaning ‘village in the middle’. One of the ten most common surnames, it is very ancient and also a very common place name. Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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


Similar surnames: Yamamura, Kimura, Kawamura, Nakahara, Tamura, Nakama, Nakata, Imamura

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Nakamura Family Origin

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Nakamura Family Occupations

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Nakamura Historical Records

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Nakamura Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Nakamura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Nakamura in 1942 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

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