Shibata Family History

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Shibata Name Meaning

Japanese: there are two names with this pronunciation, written with different characters. The one written with characters meaning ‘turf’ and ‘rice paddy’ is found mainly in eastern Japan and is from the Tachibana family. The other, written with characters meaning ‘brushwood’ and ‘rice paddy’, is found chiefly on the island of Kyushu and along the southeastern seaboard, and is from the Seiwa-Genji. Both forms occur in the Ryukyu islands.

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

Similar surnames: Shiba, Shimada, Hirata, Shibuya, Tabata, Ishikawa, Hirota, Miyata

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Shibata Family Origin

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Shibata Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shibata. 19% of Shibata men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Shibata women worked as a Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shibata were Proprietor and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Helper
  • Laborer
  • Ironer
  • Maid

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

Shibata Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Shibata. 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 702 military records available for the last name Shibata. For the veterans among your Shibata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shibata Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Shibata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Shibata in 1964 was 75, and 92 in 2004.

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