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Iwamasa Family History

Iwamasa 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: Damas, Kamara, Iwamoto, Amaya, Damask, Yamada, Waas, Iwasaki, Iwata

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Where is the Iwamasa family from?

You can see how Iwamasa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iwamasa family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Iwamasa families living in Hawaii. This was about 60% of all the recorded Iwamasa's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Iwamasa families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iwamasa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iwamasa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Mechanic was the top reported job for people in the USA named Iwamasa. 50% of Iwamasa men worked as a Mechanic. .

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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

  • Mechanic
  • Painter
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Census Records

There are 137 census records available for the last name Iwamasa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iwamasa 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 179 immigration records available for the last name Iwamasa. 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 68 military records available for the last name Iwamasa. For the veterans among your Iwamasa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iwamasa lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Iwamasa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Iwamasa in 1965 was 84, and 74 in 2004.

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