Takai Family History

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Takai Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘high well’; the name is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku and is found mostly in central and western Honshu.

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

Similar surnames: Sakai, Takano, Takagi, Takei, Nakai, Tani, Kawai, Takata, Kai, Aki

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Takai Family Origin

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Takai Family Occupations

What did your Takai ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Electrician and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Takai. 9% of Takai men worked as an Electrician and 17% of Takai women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Takai were Gardener and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Electrician
  • Laborer
  • Auctioneer
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housemaid
  • Beautician
  • Dressmaker

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

Takai Historical Records

What Takai family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 619 census records available for the last name Takai. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Takai 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 Takai. 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 186 military records available for the last name Takai. For the veterans among your Takai ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Takai Life Expectancy

What is the average Takai lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Takai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Takai in 1959 was 81, and 71 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Takai

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Takai 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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