Nagasawa Family History

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Nagasawa Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘long swamp’; though written with different characters today, it is of the same origin as Nakazawa, both being common place names. The surname is found mostly in central Japan. One family of Minamoto origin came from Nagasawa-zato in Etchu (now Toyama prefecture).

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


Similar surnames: Nakazawa, Nagata, Nakayama, Nakagawa, Sawa, Nagano, Nagamine, Kagawa

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Nagasawa Family Origin

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Nagasawa Family Occupations

What did your Nagasawa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nagasawa. 11% of Nagasawa men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Nagasawa women worked as a Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nagasawa were Gardener and Checker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Helper
    11%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Gardener
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Helper
    17%
  • Packer
    17%
  • Cashier
    9%
  • Checker
    9%

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

Nagasawa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 312 census records available for the last name Nagasawa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagasawa 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nagasawa. 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 258 military records available for the last name Nagasawa. For the veterans among your Nagasawa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nagasawa Life Expectancy

What is the average Nagasawa lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Nagasawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nagasawa in 1962 was 65, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nagasawa

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