Shimamoto Family History

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Shimamoto Name Meaning

Japanese: meaning ‘(one who is) from the island’; it is found mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Hamamoto, Miyamoto, Shimada, Sakamoto, Ishimoto, Shibata, Okamoto

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Shimamoto Family Origin

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Shimamoto Family Occupations

What did your Shimamoto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shimamoto. 27% of Shimamoto men worked as a Carpenter and 43% of Shimamoto women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shimamoto were Manager and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Teacher
  • Laborer

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

Shimamoto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 692 census records available for the last name Shimamoto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shimamoto 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shimamoto. 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 313 military records available for the last name Shimamoto. For the veterans among your Shimamoto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shimamoto Life Expectancy

What is the average Shimamoto lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Shimamoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Shimamoto in 1957 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shimamoto 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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