Hirota Family History

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Hirota Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘wide rice paddy’; the name of an immigrant family from Paekche, an ancient Korean kingdom (15 bc–ad 663) with many close Japanese ties; also other families descended more recently from the Sasaki and Watarai clans. The name is mostly found in west-central Japan and the Ryukyu Islands, and is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hirata, Hiraoka, Hirose, Kubota, Shiroma, Milota, Horta, Hora, Herod

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Hirota Family Origin

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Hirota Family Occupations

What did your Hirota ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hirota. 8% of Hirota men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Hirota women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hirota were Proprietor and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Proprietor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    16%
  • Helper
    12%
  • Picker
    8%
  • Servant
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hirota Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 888 census records available for the last name Hirota. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hirota census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hirota. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 307 military records available for the last name Hirota. For the veterans among your Hirota ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hirota Life Expectancy

What is the average Hirota lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hirota life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hirota in 1964 was 75, and 60 in 2004.

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