Nakao Family History

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Nakao Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘middle tail’, ‘tail’ being topographic and denoting the lower slope of a mountain, not an animal’s tail. Three separate families descend from the southern Fujiwara through the Kudo family, from the Akamatsu family, and from the Taira clan. The name is also found on the island of Okinawa.

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

Similar surnames: Nagao, Nakai, Nakano, Nagano, Sakai, Naito, Nakata, Sako, Takano

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Nakao Family Origin

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Nakao Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nakao. 27% of Nakao men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Nakao women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nakao were Farm Hand and Oyster Opener

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Mill Worker
  • Farm Hand

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Field Maker
  • Bookkeeper
  • Oyster Opener

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

Nakao Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Nakao. 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 682 military records available for the last name Nakao. For the veterans among your Nakao ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nakao Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Nakao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Nakao in 1952 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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