Ono Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘small field’; variously written, mostly found in western Japan. In its Romanized form, the surname is often confused with Ono, which means ‘large field’ and is also a common place name and surname throughout Japan and in the Ryukyu Islands. Some bearers of the surname are descended from the Minamoto. Ono is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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

Similar surnames: Uno, Yano, No, Oda, Kono, Oba, Aro, Seo, Cho, Omo

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Ono Family Origin

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Ono Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ono. 14% of Ono men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Ono women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ono were Salesman and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Servant
  • Maid

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

Ono Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Ono. For the veterans among your Ono ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ono Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ono life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ono in 1946 was 39, and 85 in 2004.

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