Nakazawa Family History

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Nakazawa Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘central swamp’; mostly found in central Japan and on the island of Okinawa. Though written with different characters today, it is of the same origin as Nagasawa; both are common place names. Several bearers are of Minamoto origin, through various lines.

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


Similar surnames: Nagasawa, Nakagawa, Nakayama, Nakata, Nakahara, Nakatani, Takayama

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Nakazawa Family Origin

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Nakazawa Family Occupations

What did your Nakazawa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Proprietor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nakazawa. 46% of Nakazawa men worked as a Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    46%
  • Farm Laborer
    19%
  • Hired Hand
    19%
  • Waiter
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    100%

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

Nakazawa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 415 census records available for the last name Nakazawa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nakazawa 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 Nakazawa. 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 134 military records available for the last name Nakazawa. For the veterans among your Nakazawa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nakazawa Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Nakazawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Nakazawa in 1967 was 81, and 80 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nakazawa

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