Sawada Family History

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Sawada Name Meaning

Japanese: common topographical name, meaning ‘rice paddy in the swamp’. It is found throughout Japan. Some bearers, especially from Ise, Kai, and Musashi (Mie, Yamanashi, and Tokyo-Saitama prefectures) are descended from ancient Shinto priestly families.

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

Similar surnames: Sada, Sawaya, Yamada, Sawa, Sakata, Wada, Kawata, Hamada, Sunada

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Sawada Family Origin

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Sawada Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Sawada occupation in the USA was Engeneer. 100% of Sawada's were Engeneers.

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  • Engeneer


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Sawada Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sawada. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawada 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 Sawada. 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 401 military records available for the last name Sawada. For the veterans among your Sawada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawada Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawada lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sawada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Sawada in 1950 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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