Onaga Family History

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Onaga Name Meaning

Japanese: variously written with characters that can mean ‘very old man’, ‘small eternity’, or ‘long tail’. Found mostly in the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Haga, Nagao, Okawa, Okada, Ozawa, Ogawa, Nagai, Sawa, Ohara, Ogata

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Onaga Family Origin

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Onaga Family Occupations

What did your Onaga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Onaga. 25% of Onaga men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Onaga women worked as a House Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Onaga were Farmer and Trimmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Carpenter
    19%
  • Operator
    19%
  • Farmer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Maid
    43%
  • Maid
    29%
  • Trimmer
    29%

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

Onaga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 398 census records available for the last name Onaga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Onaga 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 561 immigration records available for the last name Onaga. 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 89 military records available for the last name Onaga. For the veterans among your Onaga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Onaga Life Expectancy

What is the average Onaga lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Onaga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Onaga in 1952 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Onaga 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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