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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?




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What are the most common Yamamoto first names?

  • George
  • Hiroshi
  • Yoshiko
  • Kiku

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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


Sales Clerks


Common Male occupations for Yamamotos in 1921
Farm Hands


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers






Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories


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