Takei Family History

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Takei Name Meaning

Japanese: though usually written with characters meaning ‘warrior’ and ‘well’, the original meaning is probably ‘bamboo well’. The name is found mostly in the Tokyo region.

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

Similar surnames: Otake, Takai, Takeda, Aki, Tanji, Takagi, Kamei, Tadeo, Maki, Lake

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Takei Family Origin

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Takei Family Occupations

What did your Takei ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Takei. 25% of Takei men worked as a Proprietor and 34% of Takei women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Takei were Bottle Collector and Sales Lady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Adviser
  • Agricultural Agent
  • Bottle Collector

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Helper
  • Owner
  • Sales Lady

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

Takei Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 280 census records available for the last name Takei. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Takei 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 Takei. 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 225 military records available for the last name Takei. For the veterans among your Takei ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Takei Life Expectancy

What is the average Takei lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Takei life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Takei in 1964 was 75, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Takei

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Takei 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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