Kawahara Family History

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Kawahara Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘river plain’; written two ways with the same meaning. One is mostly found in eastern Japan; the other is more common in the Kyoto–Osaka region.

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

Similar surnames: Kawamura, Kuwahara, Kawabata, Kawai, Kawata, Kajiwara, Kawashima

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Kawahara Family Origin

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Kawahara Family Occupations

What did your Kawahara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kawahara. 8% of Kawahara men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Kawahara women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kawahara were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
  • Laborer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk

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

Kawahara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kawahara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kawahara 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kawahara. 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 671 military records available for the last name Kawahara. For the veterans among your Kawahara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kawahara Life Expectancy

What is the average Kawahara lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kawahara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kawahara in 1962 was 81, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kawahara

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kawahara ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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