Higa Name Meaning

Japanese: written phonetically with characters meaning ‘comparison’ and ‘praise’; the actual meaning, however, is unclear, although it is the name of several locations in Okinawa. The surname is most common in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Haga, Niwa, Ige, Hino, Hoga, Hagg, Biga, Hora, Rega, Hege

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Between 1952 and 2004, Higa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Higa in 1952 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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