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Nishikawa Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘western river’; mostly found in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. A less common, alternative pronunciation, Saikawa, is from eastern Japan. A few bearers are of samurai origin.

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


Similar surnames: Ishikawa, Ichikawa, Yoshikawa, Nishiyama, Nishihara, Nishioka

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