Okamura Family History

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Okamura Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘hill village’; found mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Okumura, Omura, Kitamura, Okamoto, Imamura, Okura, Kamiya, Okuda

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Okamura Family Origin

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Okamura Family Occupations

What did your Okamura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Okamura. 22% of Okamura men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Okamura women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Okamura were Salesman and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Helper
    6%
  • Maid
    6%

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

Okamura Historical Records

What Okamura family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Okamura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okamura 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 Okamura. 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 664 military records available for the last name Okamura. For the veterans among your Okamura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Okamura Life Expectancy

What is the average Okamura lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Okamura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Okamura in 1950 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Okamura

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Okamura 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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