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Ikehara Family History

Ikehara Surname Meaning

Japanese: written 池原 ‘lake plain’. It is not common in the main Japanese islands but is found mostly in the Ryūkyū Islands. Listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku.

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


Similar surnames: Ohara, Kihara, Uehara, Hara, Nakahara, Ikeda, Tahara, Miyahara

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Where is the Ikehara family from?

You can see how Ikehara families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ikehara family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 20 Ikehara families living in Hawaii. This was about 87% of all the recorded Ikehara's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Ikehara families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ikehara surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ikehara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ikehara. 27% of Ikehara men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Ikehara women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ikehara were Cane Loader and Housekeeper. .

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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
    11%
  • Irrigating Sugarcane
    11%
  • Cane Loader
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Housekeeper
    40%
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Census Records

There are 344 census records available for the last name Ikehara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ikehara 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 Ikehara. 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 225 military records available for the last name Ikehara. For the veterans among your Ikehara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ikehara lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Ikehara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Ikehara in 1941 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

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