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Yoshino Name Meaning

Japanese: ancient name meaning ‘lucky (or good) field’, taken from the scenic Yoshino region of southern Yamato (now Nara prefecture). It is also written with characters meaning ‘fragrant field’. Some bearers are descendants of Emperor Bidatsu (reigned 572–585), while others are of the Sato, Minamoto, Nitta, Kikuchi, and other noted families. It is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku, and is found in eastern Japan and the island of Okinawa.

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


Similar surnames: Hoshino, Yoshida, Hino, Oshiro, Yoshimoto, Ogino, Oosting, Gosling

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Yoshino Family Occupations

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Yoshino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Yoshino in 1964 was 67, and 70 in 2004.

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