Yamaguchi Family History
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Yamaguchi Name Meaning
Japanese: from a very common place name. The meaning as now written is ‘mountain entrance’, but originally the full meaning was ‘entrance to the mountain forest’ (yamabayashi no iriguchi). The surname occurs most frequently in western Japan. It is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Yamauchi, Yamamura, Yamazaki, Adachi, Higuchi, Sakaguchi, Yamagata