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Kihara Surname Meaning

Japanese: written 木原 ‘plain of the trees’. It is found in western Japan. Listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku as 城原 ‘castle plain’.

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


Similar surnames: Mihara, Ohara, Kurihara, Ikehara, Tahara, Uehara, Hara, Miyahara

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Where is the Kihara family from?

You can see how Kihara families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kihara family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kihara families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Kihara families living in Suffolk. This was 100% of all the recorded Kihara's in United Kingdom. Suffolk had the highest population of Kihara families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kihara surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kihara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Laborer and Proprietor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kihara. 34% of Kihara men worked as a Farm Laborer and 34% of Kihara women worked as a Proprietor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kihara were Janitor and Farm 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

  • Farm Laborer
    34%
  • Electrician
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Janitor
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Proprietor
    34%
  • Laundress
    34%
  • Farm Laborer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 652 census records available for the last name Kihara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kihara 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 Kihara. 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 316 military records available for the last name Kihara. For the veterans among your Kihara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kihara lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kihara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kihara in 1962 was 65, and 70 in 2004.

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