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Yamaoka Name Meaning

Japanese: topographic and habitational name meaning ‘mountain hill’; it is found chiefly in western Japan. Bearers from a district in Yamato (now Nara prefecture) are of Minamoto origin, while those from Omi (now Shiga prefecture) descend from the Ban family.

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


Similar surnames: Yamanaka, Kataoka, Yamamura, Yamane, Hiraoka, Yamazaki, Yamagata

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Yamaoka Family Origin

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Yamaoka Family Occupations

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Yamaoka Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Yamaoka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Yamaoka in 1959 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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