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Yamazaki Surname Meaning

Japanese: written 山崎 ‘mountain promontory’. It is a common topographic and habitational name occurring chiefly in eastern Japan; the alternate pronunciation Yamasaki is more common in western Japan. Some bearers are of samurai origin.

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


Similar surnames: Yamasaki, Yamada, Yamanaka, Yamaoka, Yamaguchi, Yamauchi, Yamamura

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Where is the Yamazaki family from?

You can see how Yamazaki families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yamazaki family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Yamazaki families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Yamazaki families living in California. This was about 63% of all the recorded Yamazaki's in USA. California had the highest population of Yamazaki families in 1920.
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What did your Yamazaki ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • New Worker
    100%
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Census Records

There are 224 census records available for the last name Yamazaki. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yamazaki 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Yamazaki. 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 144 military records available for the last name Yamazaki. For the veterans among your Yamazaki ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yamazaki lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2003, in the United States, Yamazaki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Yamazaki in 1946 was 33, and 83 in 2003.

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