Ozawa Family History

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Ozawa Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘small swamp’, a common place name all over Japan. As a surname, it is mostly found in eastern Japan, another pronunciation, Kozawa, being found in western Japan. Some families are of Taira descent.

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

Similar surnames: Ogawa, Okawa, Okada, Ohara, Sawa, Osada, Obara, Oyama, Ozaki, Onaga

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Ozawa Family Origin

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Ozawa Family Occupations

What did your Ozawa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ozawa. 20% of Ozawa men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Ozawa women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ozawa were Farmer and Florist Helper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Farm Hand
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Beautician
  • Dry Goods Saleslady
  • Florist Helper

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

Ozawa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 475 census records available for the last name Ozawa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ozawa 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ozawa. 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 359 military records available for the last name Ozawa. For the veterans among your Ozawa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ozawa Life Expectancy

What is the average Ozawa lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ozawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ozawa in 1962 was 64, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ozawa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ozawa 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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