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Tanigawa Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘valley river’. Some families pronounce the name Tanikawa. It is found mostly in western Honshu.

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


Similar surnames: Hasegawa, Tagawa, Kagawa, Kajiwara, Ishikawa, Taniguchi, Tanaka

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Tanigawa Family Origin

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Tanigawa Family Occupations

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Tanigawa Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Tanigawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tanigawa in 1958 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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