Muraoka Family History

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Muraoka Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘village hill’; found throughout Japan, but not in large numbers.

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


Similar surnames: Muranaka, Murata, Murano, Muramoto, Morioka, Fujioka, Hiraoka

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Muraoka Family Origin

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Muraoka Family Occupations

What did your Muraoka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Muraoka. 10% of Muraoka men worked as a Carpenter and 10% of Muraoka women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Muraoka were Salesman and Cone Opeartor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Caretaker
    5%
  • Cone Opeartor
    5%

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

Muraoka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Muraoka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muraoka 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 Muraoka. 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 387 military records available for the last name Muraoka. For the veterans among your Muraoka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muraoka Life Expectancy

What is the average Muraoka lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Muraoka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Muraoka in 1959 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muraoka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muraoka 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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