Yamamura Family History

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Yamamura Name Meaning

Japanese: from a place name meaning ‘mountain village’; it is an ancient name taken from many villages in the Japanese heartland of Yamato (now Nara prefecture) and surrounding areas. It is found in western Japan and the island of Okinawa, and is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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

Similar surnames: Nakamura, Yamaoka, Yamada, Yamakawa, Yamanaka, Imamura, Kawamura

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Yamamura Family Origin

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Yamamura Family Occupations

What did your Yamamura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yamamura. 58% of Yamamura men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Caretaker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid

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

Yamamura Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 604 census records available for the last name Yamamura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yamamura 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 Yamamura. 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 189 military records available for the last name Yamamura. For the veterans among your Yamamura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yamamura Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Yamamura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Yamamura in 1964 was 74, and 71 in 2004.

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