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Iwama Family History

Iwama Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Iwata, Sama, Imam, Swamy, Iwai, Wada, Rama, Lama, Oyama, Inaba

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Where is the Iwama family from?

You can see how Iwama families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iwama family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Iwama families living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Iwama's in USA. California had the highest population of Iwama families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iwama surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iwama ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Iwama ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Iwama family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 49 census records available for the last name Iwama. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iwama 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 395 immigration records available for the last name Iwama. 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 18 military records available for the last name Iwama. For the veterans among your Iwama ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iwama lifespan?

Between 1985 and 2002, in the United States, Iwama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Iwama in 1985 was 59, and 110 in 2002.

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