Asano Family History

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Asano Name Meaning

Japanese: meaning ‘shallow plain’; probably derived from two places of that name, one in Mino (now southern Gifu prefecture), the other in Owari (now Nagoya prefecture). Both families descend from the Minamoto clan through the Toki family.

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

Similar surnames: Asato, Amano, Kano, Sato, Casano, Sano, Takano, Nagano, Yano, Llano

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Asano Family Origin

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Asano Family Occupations

What did your Asano ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Asano. 30% of Asano men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
  • Fisherman
  • Contractor
  • Farmer

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

Asano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 833 census records available for the last name Asano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Asano 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Asano. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 351 military records available for the last name Asano. For the veterans among your Asano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Asano Life Expectancy

What is the average Asano lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Asano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Asano in 1965 was 69, and 86 in 2004.

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