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Nishiyama Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘western mountain’, a common place name and surname; the surname is found mostly in western Japan and the island of Okinawa. Some bearers are descended from the Fujiwara clan.

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


Similar surnames: Nishihara, Nishioka, Nishimura, Nishikawa, Nakayama, Ishikawa

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Nishiyama Family Occupations

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Nishiyama Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Nishiyama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Nishiyama in 1966 was 82, and 80 in 2004.

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