Iwamoto Family History

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Iwamoto Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘(one who lives) near the base of the stone’; common in west-central Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. One family is named after Iwamoto-mura in Suruga (now part of Shizuoka prefecture); another descends from Minamoto no Yoshimitsu (1056–1127), an ancestor of several samurai families; still another family is of northern Fujiwara descent.

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


Similar surnames: Miyamoto, Okamoto, Minamoto, Hamamoto, Yamamoto, Sakamoto, Sato

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Iwamoto Family Origin

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Iwamoto Family Occupations

What did your Iwamoto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Iwamoto. 16% of Iwamoto men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Iwamoto women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Iwamoto were Salesman and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    13%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Dressmaker
    5%

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

Iwamoto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Iwamoto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iwamoto 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Iwamoto. 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 649 military records available for the last name Iwamoto. For the veterans among your Iwamoto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Iwamoto Life Expectancy

What is the average Iwamoto lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Iwamoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Iwamoto in 1954 was 52, and 69 in 2004.

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