Okamoto Family History

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Okamoto Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘(one who lives) at the base of the hill’. This is found mostly in western and central Japan, and the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Okimoto, Takamoto, Nakamoto, Iwamoto, Takemoto, Hamamoto, Kimoto

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Okamoto Family Origin

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Okamoto Family Occupations

What did your Okamoto ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Evan Sellor Of Ese and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Okamoto. 34% of Okamoto men worked as an Evan Sellor Of Ese and 67% of Okamoto women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Okamoto were Sub Manager Of A Merchantile Trading Firm (n Co) and Brush Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Evan Sellor Of Ese
  • Lampshle Maker(heavy Work
  • Sub Manager Of A Merchantile Trading Firm (n Co)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Brush Maker

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

Okamoto Historical Records

What Okamoto family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Okamoto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okamoto 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Okamoto. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Okamoto. For the veterans among your Okamoto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Okamoto Life Expectancy

What is the average Okamoto lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Okamoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Okamoto in 1941 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Okamoto

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Okamoto 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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