Saito Family History

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Saito Name Meaning

Japanese (Saito): variously written, this is one of the ten most common surnames, especially in northeastern Japan. The Saito descend from Fujiwara no Nobumochi, a 10th-century head of the Saigu Shrine; thus, Saigu no Fujiwara or Saito.

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

Similar surnames: Sato, Ito, Naito, Sando, Asato, Saxton, Satow, Basto, Santor, Gatto

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Saito Family Origin

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Saito Family Occupations

What did your Saito ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Clerk and Householder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Saito. 34% of Saito men worked as a Bank Clerk and 50% of Saito women worked as a Householder. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saito were Stewards S Wanstead Apr 1939 Bk No 8170 and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Clerk
  • Lamp Sha Maker
  • Stewards S Wanstead Apr 1939 Bk No 8170

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Householder
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Saito Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Saito. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saito 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Saito. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Saito. For the veterans among your Saito ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saito Life Expectancy

What is the average Saito lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Saito life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Saito in 1945 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saito

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