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Okeda Family History

Okeda 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: Ikeda, Ojeda, Okada, Okuda, Oda, Seda, Takeda, Jokela, Breda, Okuma

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Where is the Okeda family from?

You can see how Okeda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Okeda family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Okeda families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Okeda family living in California. This was about 33% of all the recorded Okeda's in USA. California and 2 other states had the highest population of Okeda families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Okeda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Okeda ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 67 census records available for the last name Okeda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okeda 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 64 immigration records available for the last name Okeda. 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 Okeda. For the veterans among your Okeda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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