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Omiya Family History

Omiya 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: Miya, Oliva, Kamiya, Mira, Amaya, Mina, Moya, Mita, Omura, Maya

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Where is the Omiya family from?

You can see how Omiya families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Omiya family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Omiya family living in Hawaii. This was about 50% of all the recorded Omiya's in USA. Hawaii and 1 other state had the highest population of Omiya families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Omiya surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Omiya ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Omiya. 100% of Omiya men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
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What Omiya family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 61 census records available for the last name Omiya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Omiya 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Omiya. 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 23 military records available for the last name Omiya. For the veterans among your Omiya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Omiya lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Omiya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Omiya in 1966 was 88, and 80 in 2004.

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