Yamamura Family History
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Yamamura Name Meaning
Japanese: from a place name meaning ‘mountain village’; it is an ancient name taken from many villages in the Japanese heartland of Yamato (now Nara prefecture) and surrounding areas. It is found in western Japan and the island of Okinawa, and is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Nakamura, Yamaoka, Yamada, Yamakawa, Yamanaka, Imamura, Kawamura