Yoshikawa Family History

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Yoshikawa Name Meaning

Japanese: from an ancient and common place name meaning ‘lucky (or good) river’, which was taken by several families, mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. One family is of the Kudo branch of the southern Fujiwara, while others descend from the Oe family (see Oe).

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


Similar surnames: Yoshihara, Ishikawa, Nishikawa, Yoshinaga, Ashikaga, Yoshioka

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Yoshikawa Family Origin

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Yoshikawa Family Occupations

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Yoshikawa Historical Records

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There are 946 census records available for the last name Yoshikawa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yoshikawa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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There are 494 military records available for the last name Yoshikawa. For the veterans among your Yoshikawa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yoshikawa Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Yoshikawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Yoshikawa in 1962 was 76, and 78 in 2004.

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