Kitagawa Family History

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Kitagawa Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘northern river’; found mostly in western Japan and Okinawa Island.

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


Similar surnames: Miyagawa, Kitamura, Kurokawa, Kawata, Kagawa, Tagawa, Yamakawa

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Kitagawa Family Origin

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Kitagawa Family Occupations

What did your Kitagawa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kitagawa. 23% of Kitagawa men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Kitagawa women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kitagawa were Proprietor and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Owner
    4%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%

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

Kitagawa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kitagawa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kitagawa 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 Kitagawa. 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 464 military records available for the last name Kitagawa. For the veterans among your Kitagawa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kitagawa Life Expectancy

What is the average Kitagawa lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kitagawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kitagawa in 1959 was 58, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kitagawa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kitagawa 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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