Iida Family History

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Iida Name Meaning

Japanese: written with characters meaning ‘paddy of cooked rice’, perhaps the original meaning was ‘good rice paddy’. One family, descended from the Takeda family, lived in the village of Iida in Kai (now Yamanashi prefecture); another family, of Murakami descent, lived in a village by that name in Shinano (now Nagano prefecture). Both families are of the Minamoto clan. The name is also found on Okinawa Island.

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

Similar surnames: Ida, Toda, Oda, Suda, Ikeda, Kida, Niwa, Ueda, Eidt, Vida

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Iida Family Origin

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Iida Family Occupations

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In 1921, Cook was the top reported job for people in the CA named Iida. 25% of Iida men worked as a Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cook
  • Farmer
  • Foreman
  • Lumberman

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

Iida Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 431 military records available for the last name Iida. For the veterans among your Iida ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Iida Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Iida life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Iida in 1963 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

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