Okane Name Meaning

Japanese (Okane): ‘great deity’; this is a rare surname in Japan. In America it could be a shortening of the Okinawan surname Okaneku, which is written (apparently phonetically) with characters meaning ‘great’ or ‘combine’ and ‘long time’.

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


Similar surnames: Otake, Okabe, Kano, Kase, Kang, O'kane, Okawa, Doane, Kane, Okano

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Okane Family Origin

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Okane Family Occupations

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  • Bootmaker

    25%
  • Coach Trimmer

    25%
  • Hammerman

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Okane occupation in the UK was Bootmaker. 25% of Okane's were Bootmakers. A less common occupation for the Okane family was Labourer. Bootmaker, Coach Trimmer and Hammerman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Okane.

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Okane Historical Records

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Okane Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Okane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Okane in 1945 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Okane

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