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Adachi Family History

Adachi Surname Meaning

Japanese: variously written, usually with characters meaning ‘foot’ and ‘stand’, a habitational name, found mainly in northern Japan, from Adachi-ga-hara in Fukushima prefecture. The Adachi of Dewa (now Akita prefecture) descend from Fujiwara no Yamakage (824–888).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Arai, Taguchi, Yamauchi, Machi, Malachi, Advani, Adami, Eguchi, Reach

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Where is the Adachi family from?

You can see how Adachi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adachi family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Adachi families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 29 Adachi families living in California. This was about 53% of all the recorded Adachi's in USA. California had the highest population of Adachi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adachi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adachi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Adachi. 27% of Adachi men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Adachi women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Adachi were Proprietor and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Gardener
    24%
  • Farm Helper
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Housemaid
    22%
  • Laundress
    15%
  • Housework
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Adachi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adachi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Adachi. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 687 military records available for the last name Adachi. For the veterans among your Adachi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Adachi lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Adachi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Adachi in 1963 was 84, and 73 in 2004.

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