Nakanishi Family History

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Nakanishi Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘center of the west’; a habitational name taken from villages in Yamato (now Nara prefecture), Bizen (now part of Okayama prefecture), and others. Mostly found in western Japan and Okinawa island.

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


Similar surnames: Konishi, Onishi, Nakai, Nakatani, Takahashi, Takashima, Nakano, Nishi

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Nakanishi Family Origin

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Nakanishi Family Occupations

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Nakanishi Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Nakanishi. For the veterans among your Nakanishi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nakanishi Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Nakanishi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nakanishi in 1964 was 77, and 74 in 2004.

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Famous Nakanishi Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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