Shimoda Family History

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Shimoda Name Meaning

Japanese: meaning ‘lower rice paddy’; it is found as a place name and surname throughout Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Shimada, Shoda, Ishida, Hirota, Shima, Shibata, Shimizu, Sonoda

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Shimoda Family Origin

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Shimoda Family Occupations

What did your Shimoda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shimoda. 24% of Shimoda men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Shimoda women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shimoda were Clerk and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Gardener
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    60%
  • Laborer
    40%

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

Shimoda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 660 census records available for the last name Shimoda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shimoda 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 Shimoda. 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 351 military records available for the last name Shimoda. For the veterans among your Shimoda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shimoda Life Expectancy

What is the average Shimoda lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Shimoda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Shimoda in 1952 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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