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Okimura Family History

Okimura 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: Kimura, Okumura, Okamura, Okura, Omura, Mura, Tamura, Kamara, Figura

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Where is the Okimura family from?

You can see how Okimura families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Okimura family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Okimura families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Okimura families living in Hawaii. This was about 92% of all the recorded Okimura's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Okimura families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Okimura surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Okimura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the USA named Okimura. 27% of Okimura men worked as a Carpenter. .

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Gardener
    14%
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What Okimura family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 376 census records available for the last name Okimura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okimura 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 600 immigration records available for the last name Okimura. 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 95 military records available for the last name Okimura. For the veterans among your Okimura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Okimura lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Okimura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Okimura in 1962 was 83, and 82 in 2004.

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