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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kawashima

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  1. A surname​.

Kawashima was also found in the following language(s): Japanese

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kawashima

Eiji Kawashima is a soccer player for the Dundee United F.C., Omiya Ardija, Nagoya Grampus, Kawasaki Frontale, Lierse S.K., Standard Liège, Japan national under-20 football team, and Japan national football team. Eiji was born on March 20th, 1983 in Yono, Saitama. Eiji is also known as 川島 永嗣 (Japanese).


Yoshiko Kawashima is a military person.


Anri is a singer-songwriter. Anri was given the name Eiko Kawashima on August 31st, 1961 in Yamato, Kanagawa.


Ryuta Kawashima is a scientist in the field of neuroscientist. Ryuta was born on May 23rd, 1959 in Chiba, Chiba.


Umika Kawashima is a musician. She was most active from 2006 to present. Umika was born on March 3rd, 1994.


Ai Kawashima is a j-pop singer-songwriter and pianist. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to present. Ai was given the name 川島 愛 on February 21st, 1986.


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Popularity of Kawashima as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kawashima U.S.
  White 5.66% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 84.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kawashima

People with the last name Kawashima are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kawashima

  • How Popular is the name Kawashima? As a last name Kawashima was the 44,957th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Kawashima? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Kawashima was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Kawashima: Your name in reverse order is Amihsawak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kaiswhmaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kawashima? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 477 people with the last name Kawashima.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kawashima? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kawashima as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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