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Okuda Surname Meaning

Japanese: written 奥田 ‘secluded rice paddy’. It is found mostly in western Japan and the Ryūkyū Islands. Some bearers have Fujiwara or Minamoto connections.

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

Similar surnames: Tokuda, Okura, Okada, Okuma, Ikeda, Koda, Fukuda, Tsuda, Ogura, Kida

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Where is the Okuda family from?

You can see how Okuda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Okuda family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Okuda families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 27 Okuda families living in Hawaii. This was about 38% of all the recorded Okuda's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Okuda families in 1920.
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What did your Okuda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Okuda. 29% of Okuda men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Okuda women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Okuda were Proprietor and Gardener. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Maid
  • Dressmaker
  • Gardener
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Okuda. 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 440 military records available for the last name Okuda. For the veterans among your Okuda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Okuda lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Okuda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Okuda in 1963 was 74, and 84 in 2004.

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