Funai Name Meaning

Japanese: written with the characters for ‘boat’ and ‘well’, the name is more common in western Japan. It may possibly derive from the city of Funai, formerly the capital of Bungo (now Oita prefecture), but the city’s name is written with characters meaning ‘seat of government’.

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


Similar surnames: Fukui, Uno, Dunay, Muni, Budai, Funt, Mukai, Fujii, Sugai, Funari

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Funai Family Origin

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Funai Family Occupations

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  • Hat Block Manf.

    50%
  • Straw Hat Maker

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Funai occupation in the USA was Hat Block Manf.. 50% of Funai's were Hat Block Manf.s. Hat Block Manf. and Straw Hat Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Funai.

Source: Census data for Funai | Data not to scale

Funai Historical Records

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Funai Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Funai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Funai in 1953 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Funai

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