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Ogami Family History

Ogami 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: Adami, Oyama, Ogata, Sami, Osaki, Game, Otani, Gamm, Ogas, Ogawa

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Where is the Ogami family from?

You can see how Ogami families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ogami family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Ogami families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Ogami families living in California. This was about 25% of all the recorded Ogami's in USA. California and 1 other state had the highest population of Ogami families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ogami surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ogami ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter Foreman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ogami. 100% of Ogami men worked as a Carpenter Foreman. .

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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

  • Carpenter Foreman
    100%
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Census Records

There are 147 census records available for the last name Ogami. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogami 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 284 immigration records available for the last name Ogami. 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 77 military records available for the last name Ogami. For the veterans among your Ogami ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ogami lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2003, in the United States, Ogami life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ogami in 1972 was 59, and 82 in 2003.

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