Yoshihara Family History

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Yoshihara Name Meaning

Japanese: from a very old and common place name in Japan and the Ryukyu Islands meaning ‘lucky (or good) plain’, which has been taken as a surname by several unrelated families. One family descends from court nobles who took the name in ancient times. It is also pronounced Yoshiwara; and in the Ryukyu Islands as Yoshibaru.

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


Similar surnames: Yoshikawa, Ishihara, Yoshida, Yoshioka, Yoshinaga, Ashikaga, Ishikawa

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Yoshihara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Yoshihara in 1960 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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