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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yamamoto, Isoroku Yamamotonoun

    Japanese admiral who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 (1884-1943)


  1. Yamamoto

    Yamamoto (山本 meaning "base of the mountain") is the 9th most common Japanese surname.


  1. yamamoto

    Yamamoto is a common Japanese surname. It means "base of the mountain" in Japanese. It may also refer to several notable personalities or fictional characters like Isoroku Yamamoto, a 20th century admiral in the Japanese Imperial Navy, and Blaine Yamamoto, an artist. It's also a luxury fashion brand by Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto. The exact definition or reference of 'Yamamoto' would depend on the context in which it is used.

Editors Contribution

  1. Yamamoto

    山本 Yamamoto can have several connotations. 1. Foot of the mountain, 2. Origin of the mountain 3. Root of the mountain. All of these indicate roughly the same thing - MJP contributor.

    Submitted by anonymous on October 23, 2019  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Yamamoto is ranked #4702 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Yamamoto surname appeared 7,547 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Yamamoto.

    79.8% or 6,024 total occurrences were Asian.
    10.5% or 794 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    5.6% or 429 total occurrences were White.
    3.8% or 293 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Yamamoto in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Yamamoto in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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