Kodama Family History

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Kodama Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘small ball’; habitational name of an important family from Kodama-gun, in a part of Musashi now in Saitama prefecture. Another family, of Taira descent, from Kodama-mura in Shinano (now Nagano prefecture), writes the name with a different first character.

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

Similar surnames: Koyama, Toyama, Kojima, Aoyama, Aldama, Oyama, Okuma, Rodas, Aldana

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Kodama Family Origin

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Kodama Family Occupations

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Helper
  • Servant
  • Barber
  • Bookkeeper

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

Kodama Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kodama. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kodama 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Kodama. 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 858 military records available for the last name Kodama. For the veterans among your Kodama ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kodama Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kodama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kodama in 1958 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kodama 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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