Oishi Family History

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Oishi Name Meaning

Japanese (Oishi): from a common topographic name meaning ‘large rock’. The surname is found mostly in eastern Japan and on the island of Okinawa. It is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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

Similar surnames: Kishi, Onishi, Nishi, Ohashi, Ishii, Ouchi, Oki, Iwai, Konishi, Usui

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Oishi Family Origin

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Oishi Family Occupations

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In 1940, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Oishi. 19% of Oishi men worked as a Carpenter and 15% of Oishi women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oishi were Gardener and Assistant Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Cook
  • Proprietor
  • Assistant Cook

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

Oishi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 782 census records available for the last name Oishi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oishi 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 Oishi. 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 389 military records available for the last name Oishi. For the veterans among your Oishi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oishi Life Expectancy

What is the average Oishi lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Oishi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Oishi in 1963 was 69, and 76 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oishi 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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