Nishi Family History

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Nishi Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘west’; mostly found in the islands of Kyushu, where two samurai families were based, and Okinawa. In some cases, the name may be a shortened form of other names beginning with Nishi-.

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

Similar surnames: Oishi, Onishi, Kishi, Ishii, Konishi, Nishida, Imai, Nish, Risi, Nii

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Nishi Family Origin

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Nishi Family Occupations

What did your Nishi ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Parlour Maid was the top reported job for people in the UK named Nishi.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Parlour Maid

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Nishi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nishi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nishi 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Nishi. 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 965 military records available for the last name Nishi. For the veterans among your Nishi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nishi Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nishi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Nishi in 1962 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

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