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Oshiro Name Meaning

(Oshiro): ‘large castle’; found mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. (Oshiro): ‘small castle’, descended from the Minamoto clan. (Oshiro): (perhaps) a variant written with the characters for ‘small’ and ‘generation’.

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


Similar surnames: Yoshino, Oshima, Hoshino, Oshita, Tashiro, Yoshida, Shiro, Chino

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Oshiro Family Occupations

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Oshiro Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Oshiro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Oshiro in 1953 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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