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Yagi Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘eight trees’; taken from a valley in Tajima (now part of Hyogo prefecture) by a branch of the ancient Kusakabe family, which descended from Emperor Nintoku (early 5th century). The name is also found in the Ryukyuan island of Amami, written with characters used phonetically. The name could also simply mean ‘goat’.

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


Similar surnames: Yogi, Haga, Aki, Yano, Nagi, Hari, Kari, Hagg, Magin, Ravi

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Yagi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Yagi in 1958 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

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