Nagao Family History

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Nagao Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘long tail’; from a common place name, the ‘tail’ therefore being topographic, denoting the lower slope of a mountain, not an animal’s tail. The surname is found mostly on the islands of Shikoku and Okinawa. Many bearers have samurai connections.

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

Similar surnames: Nakao, Nagano, Nagai, Navas, Naito, Fago, Nasso, Nagar, Navar, Fagan

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Nagao Family Origin

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Nagao Family Occupations

What did your Nagao ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nagao. 11% of Nagao men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Nagao women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nagao were Proprietor and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
  • Bookkeeper

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

Nagao Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 860 census records available for the last name Nagao. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagao 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 Nagao. 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 488 military records available for the last name Nagao. For the veterans among your Nagao ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nagao Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nagao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Nagao in 1962 was 76, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nagao 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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