Sakata Family History

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Sakata Name Meaning

Japanese: variously written, mostly with characters meaning ‘rice paddy at the slope’, this name is found all over Japan and is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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

Similar surnames: Takata, Nakata, Arata, Sakai, Nagata, Kawata, Nakama, Sawada, Tabata

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Sakata Family Origin

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Sakata Family Occupations

What did your Sakata ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sakata. 31% of Sakata men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Sakata women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sakata were Salesman and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Laundress

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

Sakata Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sakata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sakata 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Sakata. 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 677 military records available for the last name Sakata. For the veterans among your Sakata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sakata Life Expectancy

What is the average Sakata lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sakata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sakata in 1945 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sakata 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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