Nagata Family History

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Nagata Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘long rice paddy’; from a common place name. The majority of bearers today are descended from the Sasaki branch of the Minamoto clan, and took the name from a village in Omi (now Shiga prefecture). Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku, the characters are pronounced Osada or Choda by some families. All three versions are found in eastern Japan. The name is also found in the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Nakata, Arata, Nagano, Kawata, Sakata, Takata, Tagawa, Nagao, Tabata

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Nagata Family Origin

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Nagata Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nagata. 18% of Nagata men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Nagata women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nagata were Salesman and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Helper
    6%
  • Maid
    6%

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

Nagata Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nagata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagata 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

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Draft Card

There are 812 military records available for the last name Nagata. For the veterans among your Nagata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nagata Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Nagata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Nagata in 1944 was 28, and 82 in 2004.

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