Kawakami(川上)

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Last Name :
Kawakami

Last Name in Japanese Kanji(Hiragana) :
川上(かわかみ)

Meaning :
川 meaning stream, river, river or three-stroke river radical (no. 47)./ 上 meaning above, up.

Estimated Population in Japan :
144,000

Population Rank :
139 out of 10,000 entries

Other Readings of Kawakami(川上):
Kawanoue, Kawaue

Top 5 populations of Kawakami(川上) by prefecture:
1 : Tokyo
2 : Osaka
3 : Chiba
4 : Okayama
5 : Kanagawa

Origin :
Japanese

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