Tomita Family History

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Tomita Name Meaning

Japanese: from a common place name meaning ‘abundant rice paddy’, found throughout Japan. The surname occurs mostly in eastern Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Morita, Mita, Toda, Okita, Toma, Romine, Tuomi, Cota, Oliva, Lamica

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Tomita Family Origin

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Tomita Family Occupations

What did your Tomita ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tomita. 23% of Tomita men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Tomita women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tomita were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Proprietor
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    17%
  • Helper
    12%
  • Servant
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%

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

Tomita Historical Records

What Tomita family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tomita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomita 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Tomita. 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 865 military records available for the last name Tomita. For the veterans among your Tomita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tomita Life Expectancy

What is the average Tomita lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tomita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tomita in 1952 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tomita

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tomita 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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