Ito Name Meaning

Japanese (Ito): variously written; one of the ten most common Japanese surnames. The most usual rendering means ‘Fujiwara of Ise’ (Ise no Fujiwara); Ise is now part of Mie prefecture. These Ito claim descent from Fujiwara no Hidesato (10th century), of the northern branch of the clan. Another prominent Ito family (whose name means ‘eastern Izu’), one-tenth as numerous, takes its name from a district now part of Shizuoka prefecture. They too are of Fujiwara descent, through Sukechika (d. 1181), a grandson of Kudo Ietsugu of the southern Fujiwara. Both Ito surnames are found in the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Vito, Ida, Kido, Eto, Go, Tito, No, Isa, Cao, Aro

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Ito Family Origin

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Ito Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ito. 20% of Ito men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Ito women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ito were Salesman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Clerk

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Passenger List

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Ito Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ito life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ito in 1954 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

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