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Uyehara Surname Meaning

Japanese: variant of Uehara . The -ye spelling represents a pronunciation no longer used in modern Japanese.

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

Similar surnames: Uyemura, Uyeda, Uehara, Ikehara, Kuwahara, Fukuhara, Tahara, Kihara

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Where is the Uyehara family from?

You can see how Uyehara families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Uyehara family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 35 Uyehara families living in Hawaii. This was about 65% of all the recorded Uyehara's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Uyehara families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Uyehara surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Uyehara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Uyehara. 29% of Uyehara men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Uyehara women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Uyehara were Fisherman and House Maid. .

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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
  • Yardman
  • Proprietor
  • Fisherman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Maid
  • Servant
  • House Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Uyehara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Uyehara 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 Uyehara. 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 478 military records available for the last name Uyehara. For the veterans among your Uyehara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Uyehara lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Uyehara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Uyehara in 1957 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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