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Takayama Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘high mountains’; habitational name from the city so named in mountainous Hida (now part of Gifu prefecture). The name is found mostly in western Japan, as well as on Okinawa Island.

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


Similar surnames: Nakayama, Takashima, Toyama, Takano, Nakazawa, Aoyama, Nakahara

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Takayama Family Occupations

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Takayama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Takayama in 1941 was 41, and 86 in 2004.

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