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Tamaki Surname Meaning

Japanese:: though commonly written phonetically 玉木 ‘jeweled tree’ the original meaning of the name is probably 田牧 ‘rice paddy planter’. It is found mostly in the Ōsaka region. In the Ryūkyū Islands the name is written 玉城 and pronounced Tamagusuku or Tamagushiku and means ‘jeweled castle’. alternate reading of Tamashiro .

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

Similar surnames: Takagi, Takaki, Tanaka, Araki, Masaki, Tahara, Saeki, Sasaki, Tagawa

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Where is the Tamaki family from?

You can see how Tamaki families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tamaki family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Tamaki families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 19 Tamaki families living in California. This was about 48% of all the recorded Tamaki's in USA. California had the highest population of Tamaki families in 1920.
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What did your Tamaki ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Tamaki. 25% of Tamaki 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
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Porter
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There are 329 military records available for the last name Tamaki. For the veterans among your Tamaki ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tamaki lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tamaki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Tamaki in 1962 was 83, and 85 in 2004.

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