Hayashi Family History

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Hayashi Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘forest’; variously written, found mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. One family produced several noted scholars during the Tokugawa era (1600–1867).

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

Similar surnames: Kobayashi, Yasui, Miyoshi, Hayashida, Hamasaki, Adachi, Higashi

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Hayashi Family Origin

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Hayashi Family Occupations

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In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Hayashi. 35% of Hayashi men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
  • Fisherman
  • Labourer
  • Mill Hand

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

Hayashi Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Hayashi. For the veterans among your Hayashi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hayashi Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hayashi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hayashi in 1954 was 58, and 85 in 2004.

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