Yamanaka Name Meaning

Japanese: topographic name meaning ‘(one who lives) in the center of the mountains’; it is borne by various descendants of the Ogasawara, Seki, Sasaki, and Akamatsu families. It is found chiefly in western Japan and the island of Okinawa.

List of People with Surname Yamanaka

According to our database, there are a total of 117 people with the surname Yamanaka. Among these people surnamed Yamanaka, there are about 78 distinct names, with an average of 1 people who have the same name. Koji Yamanaka, Sharon Yamanaka and Sachiko Yamanaka are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Yamanaka, with 3, 3 and 3 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Yamanaka, with a total of 43 people, and there are a total of 36 distinct names among these people. Hawaii is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Yamanaka, with a total of 26 people and an average of 20 distinct names.