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Akiyama Surname Meaning

Japanese: written 秋山 ‘autumn mountain’. This name is found mostly in eastern Japan and the Ryūkyū Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Toyama, Aoyama, Uchiyama, Nakayama, Nakama, Moriyama, Yokoyama

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Where is the Akiyama family from?

You can see how Akiyama families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Akiyama family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Akiyama families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 32 Akiyama families living in California. This was about 32% of all the recorded Akiyama's in USA. California had the highest population of Akiyama families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Akiyama surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Akiyama ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Akiyama. 12% of Akiyama men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Akiyama women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Akiyama were Carpenter and House 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
    12%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    30%
  • Cook
    18%
  • Seamstress
    18%
  • House Maid
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Akiyama. 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 773 military records available for the last name Akiyama. For the veterans among your Akiyama ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Akiyama lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Akiyama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Akiyama in 1956 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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