Nishi Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘west’; mostly found in the islands of Kyushu, where two samurai families were based, and Okinawa. In some cases, the name may be a shortened form of other names beginning with Nishi-.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Oishi, Onishi, Kishi, Ishii, Konishi, Nishida, Imai, Nish, Risi, Nii

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Nishi Family Origin

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Nishi Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Nishi occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Nishi's were Farmers.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Nishi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Nishi in 1962 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nishi

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