Hayashi

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Hayashi
PronunciationHayashi
Origin
Region of originJapan
Word/NameJapanese
Meaningwoods
Other names
Variant(s)Kobayashi
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Hayashi (, literally "woods"), is a Japanese surname. It is also the surname of some Koreans/Coreans who were forced/coerced into taking Japanese names during the Japanese colonization of the Corean/Korean peninsula. Notable people with the surname include:

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