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Ouchi Family History

Ouchi Surname Meaning

Japanese (Ōuchi): written 大内 ‘large house’. It is found mostly in northeastern Japan. A noble family of Suō province (now part of Yamaguchi prefecture) took the name from the village where they resided. According to legend they were descended from a Korean prince who immigrated to Japan in 61 It is also pronounced Ōchi (see Ochi ).

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


Similar surnames: Oishi, Machi, Eguchi, Noguchi, Chi, Ochs, Duch, Buche, Auch, Fuchs

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Where is the Ouchi family from?

You can see how Ouchi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ouchi family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Ouchi families living in California. This was about 36% of all the recorded Ouchi's in USA. California had the highest population of Ouchi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ouchi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ouchi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ouchi. 42% of Ouchi men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Ouchi women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ouchi were Fisherman and Waitress. .

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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
    42%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Carpenter
    18%
  • Fisherman
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Waitress
    50%
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Census Records

There are 565 census records available for the last name Ouchi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ouchi 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ouchi. 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 172 military records available for the last name Ouchi. For the veterans among your Ouchi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ouchi lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Ouchi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ouchi in 1966 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

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