Nakama Family History

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Nakama Name Meaning

Japanese: variously written; the meaning could be ‘midway’, ‘companions’, among others. Found mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu islands.

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

Similar surnames: Nakata, Takara, Sakata, Hokama, Kawata, Nagata, Nakayama, Nakano

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Nakama Family Origin

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Nakama Family Occupations

What did your Nakama ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nakama. 20% of Nakama men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Nakama women worked as a Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nakama were Irrigating Sugarcane and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Irrigating Sugarcane

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Helper
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Bookkeeper

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

Nakama Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nakama. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nakama 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 Nakama. 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 564 military records available for the last name Nakama. For the veterans among your Nakama ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nakama Life Expectancy

What is the average Nakama lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Nakama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Nakama in 1958 was 53, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nakama

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nakama 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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