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Iwami Family History

Iwami 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: Iwai, Imam, Swamy, Wali, Izumi, Adami, Imai, Sami, Iwata, Minami

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Where is the Iwami family from?

You can see how Iwami families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iwami family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Iwami families living in Hawaii. This was about 57% of all the recorded Iwami's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Iwami families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iwami surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iwami ancestors do for a living?

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

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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
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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What Iwami family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 153 census records available for the last name Iwami. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iwami 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 441 immigration records available for the last name Iwami. 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 96 military records available for the last name Iwami. For the veterans among your Iwami ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iwami lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Iwami life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Iwami in 1950 was 19, and 84 in 2004.

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