Oki Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘offing’; a very old surname which is a component of the name of the island of Okinawa, as well as of the Oki Islands north of Shimane prefecture (though the latter is written phonetically with different characters). The surname is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku, but written with different characters used phonetically.

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

Similar surnames: Obi, Aki, Aoki, Ota, Ike, Chi, Oka, Ki, Ott, Oen

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Oki Family Origin

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Oki Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Oki. 23% of Oki men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Oki women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oki were Foreman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Waitress

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

Oki Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Oki Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Oki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Oki in 1962 was 55, and 73 in 2003.

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