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Yamada Name Meaning

Japanese: from a place name meaning ‘mountain rice paddy’; the surname, like the place name, is very common, so that many of its bearers may be unrelated. The surname is especially common along the eastern seaboard. It is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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


Similar surnames: Hamada, Yasuda, Sawada, Yamane, Amaya, Yamaoka, Zawada, Kamara, Imada

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