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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yoshikawa

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  1. A surname​.

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

Notable Persons Named Yoshikawa

Yoshikawa was born in 1947.


Yoshikawa Akimasa was a cabinet minister. Yoshikawa was born on January 21st, 1842 in Awa Province (Tokushima). He breathed his last breath on January 10th, 1920.


Yoshikawa was born in 1900. He left this life in 1995.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yoshikawa

Aimi Yoshikawa is an av idol, model, actress, and actor. Her ongoing career started in 2012. Aimi was born on March 20th, 1994 in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.


Takeo Yoshikawa is a military person. His military service ended in 1936.


Eiji Yoshikawa was a writer. Eiji was given the name Hidetsugu Yoshikawa on August 11th, 1892 in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. He passed away on September 7th, 1962.



Yuri Amano is a voice acting in japan and voice actress. She was most active from 1985 to present. Yuri was given the name Tomoko Yoshikawa on January 5th, 1966 in Kyoto, Japan.


Riria was born on July 11th, 1970 in Tokyo.


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Popularity of Yoshikawa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yoshikawa U.S.
  White 5.77% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 79.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 11.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yoshikawa

People with the last name Yoshikawa are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Yoshikawa

  • How Popular is the name Yoshikawa? As a last name Yoshikawa was the 27,331st most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Yoshikawa? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Yoshikawa was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Yoshikawa: Your name in reverse order is Awakihsoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Soiawhaky. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yoshikawa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 884 people with the last name Yoshikawa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yoshikawa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yoshikawa as their last name since less than 1 person in 333k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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