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Yamane Name Meaning

Japanese: meaning ‘mountain root’; many bearers are descended from a family which took its name from a location so named in present–day Saitama prefecture. The name is found mainly in the Tokyo-Saitama prefectures and west-central Japan, as well as in the island of Okinawa.

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


Similar surnames: Yamada, Amano, Raman, Zaman, Zamani, Hamann, Lagana, Mand, Daane

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Yamane Family Occupations

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Yamane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Yamane in 1956 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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