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Origins of the Yamamoto surname

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About the Yamamotos

We have a total number of 290 records for people with the last name Yamamoto.

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Where do most Yamamotos live?

In 1921, most Yamamotos lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Yamamotos

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 17 records for the Yamamoto surname. The oldest one dates back to 1917.

Who were Yamamotos most likely to marry?

Hondas

&

Itos

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Yamamotos.

What are the most common Yamamoto first names?

  • George
  • Hiroshi
  • Yoshiko
  • Kiku

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Yamamoto family members

Common jobs for Yamamotos

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Yamamotos in 1921
Artiste

2

Sales Clerks

1

Common Male occupations for Yamamotos in 1921
Farm Hands

19

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

15

Carpenters

11

Tinsmiths

7

Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories

6

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