Last name: HARA

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Last name frequency

HARA : This last name is indexed 92,236 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HARA : 1: Japanese: written 蕃良 phonetically but more usually 原 ‘plain’ or ‘field’. It is taken from a placename in Musashi (now Tokyo and Saitama prefectures) and perhaps from other similarly named localities as well as in the Ryūkyū Islands. Listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku. Some instances in America could be shortened versions of longer names.2: Irish (Derry): shortened form of Ó hEaghra see O'Hara.

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