Omura Family History

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Omura Name Meaning

Japanese (Omura): ‘large village’; a place name and surname found throughout Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. The name listed in the Shinsen shojiroku may be taken from a district in Hizen (now Nagasaki prefecture).

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


Similar surnames: Mura, Okura, Nomura, Ogura, Omori, Okamura, Okuda, Uemura, Miura

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Omura Family Origin

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Omura Family Occupations

What did your Omura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Omura. 30% of Omura men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Omura women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Omura were Caretaker and Helper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Caretaker
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    40%
  • Laundress
    30%
  • Helper
    30%

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

Omura Historical Records

What Omura family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Omura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Omura 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 Omura. 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 559 military records available for the last name Omura. For the veterans among your Omura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Omura Life Expectancy

What is the average Omura lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Omura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Omura in 1961 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Omura

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Omura 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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