Murata Family History

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Murata Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘village rice paddy’; a name that is found throughout Japan, but not in large numbers.

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

Similar surnames: Kurata, Murano, Muraoka, Morita, Miyata, Arata, Hirata, Kubota, Murai

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Murata Family Origin

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Murata Family Occupations

What did your Murata ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Murata. 20% of Murata men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Murata women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Murata were Salesman and Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Worker
  • Saleswoman
  • Farm Laborer

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

Murata Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Murata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murata 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 Murata. 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 773 military records available for the last name Murata. For the veterans among your Murata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murata Life Expectancy

What is the average Murata lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Murata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Murata in 1950 was 27, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murata

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murata 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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