Yamashita Family History

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Yamashita Name Meaning

Japanese: from a common place name meaning ‘(one who lives) below the mountain’; the surname occurs mostly on the island of Kyushu. Some bearers are descended from the Minamoto or Fujiwara.

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

Similar surnames: Yamashiro, Takashima, Hayashida, Miyashita, Takeshita, Yamagata

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Yamashita Family Occupations

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Yamashita Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Yamashita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Yamashita in 1952 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

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