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Aki Surname Meaning

Japanese: found mostly in western Japan where it is phonetically written 安芸 the name of the former province of Aki (now part of Hiroshima prefecture). In the Ryūkyū Islands the name is written 秋 meaning ‘autumn’. Some instances in America could be the result of shortening other Japanese names beginning with Aki- for example Akiyama .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Aoki, Oki, Maki, Saeki, Miki, Seki, Nii, Ki, Bai, Ard

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Where is the Aki family from?

You can see how Aki families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aki family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 36 Aki families living in Hawaii. This was about 77% of all the recorded Aki's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Aki families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aki surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aki ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Aki. 35% of Aki men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Aki women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aki were Cook and Maid. .

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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
  • Stevedore
  • Painter
  • Cook

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Aki. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aki 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Aki. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Aki. For the veterans among your Aki ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aki lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Aki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Aki in 1963 was 78, and 75 in 2004.

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