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Sonoda Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘garden rice paddy’; it is found mostly in the island of Kyushu, where bearers are descended from the Kikuchi family. A priestly family of Ise (now part of Mie prefecture) is descended from Fujiwara no Hidesato (10th century), of the northern Fujiwara, through the Arakida family. They take their name from a village in Kozuke (now Gunma prefecture).

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


Similar surnames: Honda, Sawada, Konda, Yoneda, Sunada, Shoda, Soda, Noda, Toyoda

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sonoda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sonoda in 1962 was 87, and 78 in 2004.

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