Okada Family History

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Okada Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘rice paddy on the hill’; variously written. This is a common place name throughout Japan, but the surname is mostly found in western Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Okuda, Oda, Okawa, Ozawa, Osada, Kanda, Ikeda, Tokuda, Oka, Koda

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Okada Family Origin

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Okada Family Occupations

What did your Okada ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Okada. 13% of Okada men worked as a Proprietor and 15% of Okada women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Okada were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Cook
    15%
  • Helper
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    12%

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

Okada Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Okada. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okada 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Okada. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Okada. For the veterans among your Okada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Okada Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Okada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Okada in 1958 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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