Kawamura Family History

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Kawamura Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘river village’; found throughout Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. One family of samurai is from Satsuma (now Kagoshima prefecture). Written two ways, one way is more common in west-central Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Kawahara, Kawakami, Kitamura, Kawata, Kawabata, Yamamura, Nakamura

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Kawamura Family Origin

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Kawamura Family Occupations

What did your Kawamura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kawamura. 26% of Kawamura men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Kawamura women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kawamura were Proprietor and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Helper
    19%
  • Saleslady
    19%
  • Maid
    19%

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

Kawamura Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kawamura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kawamura 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Kawamura. 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 983 military records available for the last name Kawamura. For the veterans among your Kawamura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kawamura Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kawamura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kawamura in 1958 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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