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Takano Name Meaning

Japanese: from a common place name meaning ‘high field’. The surname is found mostly in eastern Japan and is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. Alternate readings found in western Japan are Kono and Koya, the latter being taken from the name of the famed mountain in Kii (now Wakayama prefecture), where the monk Kukai (774–835) built a monastery, the Buddhist teachings of which had a profound effect on Japanese civilization.

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


Similar surnames: Nakano, Nagano, Takagi, Takai, Makino, Takata, Kawano, Amano, Tano

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Takano Family Occupations

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Takano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Takano in 1962 was 78, and 88 in 2004.

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