Maekawa Family History

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Maekawa Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘river in front’. This name is found mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Okawa, Nakata, Nakama, Hasegawa, Hayakawa, Arakawa, Maeda, Yamakawa

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Maekawa Family Origin

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Maekawa Family Occupations

What did your Maekawa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Alteration Girl were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Maekawa. 17% of Maekawa men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Maekawa women worked as an Alteration Girl. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maekawa were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Yardman
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Alteration Girl
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%

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

Maekawa Historical Records

What Maekawa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 142 census records available for the last name Maekawa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maekawa 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 903 immigration records available for the last name Maekawa. 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 144 military records available for the last name Maekawa. For the veterans among your Maekawa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maekawa Life Expectancy

What is the average Maekawa lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2004, in the United States, Maekawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Maekawa in 1971 was 81, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maekawa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maekawa 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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