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Nakao Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘middle tail’, ‘tail’ being topographic and denoting the lower slope of a mountain, not an animal’s tail. Three separate families descend from the southern Fujiwara through the Kudo family, from the Akamatsu family, and from the Taira clan. The name is also found on the island of Okinawa.

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


Similar surnames: Nagao, Nakai, Nakano, Nagano, Sakai, Naito, Nakata, Sako, Takano

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Nakao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Nakao in 1952 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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