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Shiraishi Name Meaning

Japanese: meaning ‘white rock’; the surname is found mostly in west-central Japan and the island of Shikoku. It is also a habitational name from a place in Rikuchu (now Iwate prefecture).

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


Similar surnames: Shiraki, Ishibashi, Ohashi, Higashi, Shirai, Hirai, Igarashi, Hayashi

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Shiraishi Family Occupations

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Shiraishi Historical Records

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Shiraishi Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Shiraishi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Shiraishi in 1965 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

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