November 09, 2012

Research reveals over 100,000 surnames in Japan


By Asian standards, Japan today is unusually rich in surnames. There are some 100,000 altogether, as against a few thousand in China (whose population is 10 times Japan’s), or a mere 200 or so in Korea…"


Source: 5 most common Japanese surnames are Sato, Suzuki, Takahashi, Tanaka and Watanabe
 NOV. 02, 2012 
Japan Today

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