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Okagawa Family History

Okagawa 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: Kagawa, Tagawa, Ogawa, Nakagawa, Okawa, Nagata, Kamara, D'agata

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Where is the Okagawa family from?

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

What did your Okagawa ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laberor was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Okagawa. 100% of Okagawa men worked as a Laberor. .

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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 1921

  • Laberor
    100%
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What Okagawa family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 60 census records available for the last name Okagawa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okagawa 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 99 immigration records available for the last name Okagawa. 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 7 military records available for the last name Okagawa. For the veterans among your Okagawa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Okagawa lifespan?

Between 1981 and 2001, in the United States, Okagawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Okagawa in 1981 was 97, and 82 in 2001.

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