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Hokama Surname Meaning

Japanese: written phonetically 外間 ‘other’ and ‘space’. It is found mostly in the Ryūkyū Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Toyama, Okuma, Nakama, Okawa, Okada, Haga, Sakata, Aoyama, Sazama

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Where is the Hokama family from?

You can see how Hokama families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hokama family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Hokama families living in Hawaii. This was about 63% of all the recorded Hokama's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Hokama families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hokama surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hokama ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hokama. 47% of Hokama men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Hokama women worked as a Waitress. .

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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

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    40%
  • Proprietor
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 450 census records available for the last name Hokama. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hokama 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 885 immigration records available for the last name Hokama. 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 205 military records available for the last name Hokama. For the veterans among your Hokama ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hokama lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hokama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hokama in 1963 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

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