Okura Family History

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Okura Name Meaning

Japanese (Okura): ‘large warehouse’; the name is found mostly in western Japan, and is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. There are many unrelated bearers, some with samurai connections, who took the name from places of residence.

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

Similar surnames: Omura, Ogura, Okuda, Okuma, Ohara, Mura, Okada, Okawa, Oka, Tokuda

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Okura Family Origin

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Okura Family Occupations

What did your Okura ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Student and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Okura.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Student

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Okura Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 696 census records available for the last name Okura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okura 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Okura. 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 462 military records available for the last name Okura. For the veterans among your Okura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Okura Life Expectancy

What is the average Okura lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Okura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Okura in 1962 was 81, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Okura

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Okura 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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