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Tominaga Surname Meaning

Japanese: written 富永 ‘abundance eternal’. It is a habitational name taken from villages in Mikawa (now part of Aichi prefecture) and Ōmi (now Shiga prefecture) found mostly in western Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Yoshinaga, Tokunaga, Tomita, Takenaka, Onaga, Tamanaha, Miyata

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Where is the Tominaga family from?

You can see how Tominaga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tominaga family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Tominaga families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 15 Tominaga families living in California. This was about 47% of all the recorded Tominaga's in USA. California had the highest population of Tominaga families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tominaga surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tominaga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tominaga. 28% of Tominaga men worked as a Farm Laborer and 43% of Tominaga women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tominaga were Stevedore and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farm Laborer
    28%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Contract Grower
    19%
  • Stevedore
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Farm Laborer
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 637 census records available for the last name Tominaga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tominaga 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tominaga. 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 237 military records available for the last name Tominaga. For the veterans among your Tominaga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tominaga lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Tominaga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Tominaga in 1965 was 72, and 89 in 2004.

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