Ishihara Family History

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Ishihara Name Meaning

Japanese: from a common place name meaning ‘rocky plain’. This is a frequent surname; one group of bearers, from Kai (now Yamanashi prefecture), is descended from the Takeda family; several others descend from other branches of the Minamoto clan. The name is pronounced Ishibaru in the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Yoshihara, Ishikawa, Nishihara, Ashikaga, Ishibashi, Kurihara, Ishida

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Ishihara Family Origin

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Ishihara Family Occupations

What did your Ishihara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ishihara. 22% of Ishihara men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Ishihara women worked as a Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ishihara were Farm Laborer and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Helper
  • Waitress
  • Laundress
  • Laborer

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

Ishihara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 863 census records available for the last name Ishihara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ishihara 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 Ishihara. 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 520 military records available for the last name Ishihara. For the veterans among your Ishihara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ishihara Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ishihara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Ishihara in 1963 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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