Kita Family History

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Kita Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘north’; variously written, found mostly in western Japan and Okinawa Island. In America, some instances of the name may be the result of shortening other names beginning with Kita. Polish: nickname from Polish kita ‘brush’ (as in a fox’s brush), ‘crest’.

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

Similar surnames: Kida, Mita, Okita, Ota, Niwa, Kitay, Kata, Koga, Kuba, Kikta

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Kita Family Origin

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Kita Family Occupations

What did your Kita ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kita. 34% of Kita men worked as a Baker (retired) and 75% of Kita women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kita were Printers Labourer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baker (retired)
  • Coal Hewer Heavy Work
  • Printers Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant

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

Kita Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kita 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kita. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kita. For the veterans among your Kita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kita Life Expectancy

What is the average Kita lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kita in 1959 was 34, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kita

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kita 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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