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Okazaki Surname Meaning

Japanese: written 岡崎 ‘hill cape’. It is found mostly in northeastern Japan and the island of Shikoku. Some bearers have samurai connections.

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


Similar surnames: Ozaki, Okada, Iwasaki, Kawai, Osaki, Sasaki, Yamazaki, Araki, Okawa

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Where is the Okazaki family from?

You can see how Okazaki families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Okazaki family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Okazaki families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 31 Okazaki families living in Hawaii. This was about 40% of all the recorded Okazaki's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Okazaki families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Okazaki surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Okazaki ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Okazaki. 21% of Okazaki men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Okazaki women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Okazaki were Farmer and Housekeeper. .

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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
    21%
  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    21%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Helper
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Okazaki lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Okazaki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Okazaki in 1941 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

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