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Okazawa Family History

Okazawa 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, Nakazawa, Ozawa, Okazaki, Okawa, Kazan, Kamara, Kawata

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Where is the Okazawa family from?

You can see how Okazawa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Okazawa family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Okazawa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Okazawa families living in Hawaii. This was 100% of all the recorded Okazawa's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Okazawa families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Okazawa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Okazawa ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Okazawa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Okazawa family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 64 census records available for the last name Okazawa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okazawa 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 151 immigration records available for the last name Okazawa. 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 19 military records available for the last name Okazawa. For the veterans among your Okazawa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Okazawa lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1999, in the United States, Okazawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Okazawa in 1968 was 84, and 49 in 1999.

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