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Suzuki Name Meaning

Japanese: variously written, usually with characters meaning ‘bell tree’, the name is probably taken from Japan’s lovely pampas grass, susuki. An alternate pronunciation is Susuki. This is one of the two most common surnames in Japan, the other being Sato. Legend says that one Suzuki family descended from a priestly line named Hozumi, of Kumano in present-day Mie prefecture. The Hozumi, in turn, are listed in the Shinsen shojiroku and claim descent from the Mononobe clan.

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


Similar surnames: Saeki, Izumi, Saiki, Seki, Suko, Fukui, Sugai, Usui, Smulski, Stocki

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Suzuki Family Occupations

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Suzuki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Suzuki in 1952 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

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