Shoda Family History

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Shoda Name Meaning

Japanese (Shoda): ‘small rice paddy’; an alternative pronunciation of the name Oda. It is not common in Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Soda, Toda, Shoji, Noda, Honda, Suda, Hora, Hoga, Seda, Coda

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Shoda Family Origin

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Shoda Family Occupations

What did your Shoda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shoda. 11% of Shoda men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Shoda women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shoda were Coal Loader and Button Sewer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Clerk
    4%
  • Coal Loader
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    9%
  • Autine Work
    5%
  • Barber
    5%
  • Button Sewer
    5%

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

Shoda Historical Records

What Shoda family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shoda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shoda 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Shoda. 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 330 military records available for the last name Shoda. For the veterans among your Shoda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shoda Life Expectancy

What is the average Shoda lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shoda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Shoda in 1963 was 49, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shoda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shoda 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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