Kawamoto Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Kawamoto Name Meaning

Japanese: written two ways, both meaning ‘source of the river’; found mostly in western Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Kawano, Sakamoto, Hamamoto, Kuramoto, Kawamura, Kawata, Kawai

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Kawamoto Family Origin

Where is the Kawamoto family from?

Kawamoto Family Occupations

What did your Kawamoto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kawamoto. 14% of Kawamoto men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Kawamoto women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kawamoto were Gardener and Housewife

View Census data for Kawamoto | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Cook
  • Maid
  • Housewife

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

Kawamoto Historical Records

What Kawamoto family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kawamoto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kawamoto census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Kawamoto

Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Kawamoto. 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.

View all Kawamoto immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kawamoto. For the veterans among your Kawamoto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kawamoto military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kawamoto family history.

Kawamoto Life Expectancy

What is the average Kawamoto lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kawamoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kawamoto in 1957 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kawamoto

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kawamoto 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.

Famous Kawamoto Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name