Morita Family History

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Morita Name Meaning

Japanese: rice paddy near the forest, a common place name, variously written. The surname is mostly found in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Tomita, Morioka, Okita, Arita, Mita, Murata, Morino, Moritz, Porta

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Morita Family Origin

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Morita Family Occupations

What did your Morita ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Draughtsman Instructor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Morita. 50% of Morita men worked as a Draughtsman Instructor and 50% of Morita women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morita were Journalistretired and Viewer Of Aircraft Parts

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Draughtsman Instructor
    50%
  • Journalistretired
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Viewer Of Aircraft Parts
    50%

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

Morita Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Morita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morita 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Morita. 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 Morita. For the veterans among your Morita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morita Life Expectancy

What is the average Morita lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Morita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Morita in 1957 was 27, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morita

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morita 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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