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Yamamura Name Meaning

Japanese: from a place name meaning ‘mountain village’; it is an ancient name taken from many villages in the Japanese heartland of Yamato (now Nara prefecture) and surrounding areas. It is found in western Japan and the island of Okinawa, and is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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


Similar surnames: Nakamura, Yamaoka, Yamada, Yamakawa, Yamanaka, Imamura, Kawamura

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Yamamura Family Occupations

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Yamamura Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Yamamura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Yamamura in 1964 was 74, and 71 in 2004.

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