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Nakata Surname Meaning

Japanese: written 中田 ‘central rice paddy’. It is from a common placename found throughout Japan and occurs mostly in western Japan and the Ryūkyū Islands. A common alternate pronunciation is Nakada . Some bearers have southern Fujiwara or Minamoto connections.

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

Similar surnames: Nagata, Nakama, Sakata, Arata, Kawata, Nakano, Nakatani, Takata

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Where is the Nakata family from?

You can see how Nakata families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nakata family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Nakata families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 51 Nakata families living in Hawaii. This was about 38% of all the recorded Nakata's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Nakata families in 1920.
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What did your Nakata ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nakata. 22% of Nakata men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Nakata women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nakata were Proprietor and Farmer. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Maid
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Nakata. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Nakata. For the veterans among your Nakata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nakata lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nakata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Nakata in 1962 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

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