Hayashi Family History
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Hayashi Name Meaning
Japanese: ‘forest’; variously written, found mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. One family produced several noted scholars during the Tokugawa era (1600–1867).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kobayashi, Yasui, Miyoshi, Hayashida, Hamasaki, Adachi, Higashi