Kasai Family History

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Kasai Name Meaning

Japanese: in the Tokyo area and the Ryukyu Islands, the name is written with characters meaning ‘bamboo hat’ and ‘well’. In western Japan, and in the name of a village east of Tokyo, it is written with characters meaning ‘west of the river’, and this latter is pronounced Kawanishi by some. Other variants exist as well.

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


Similar surnames: Kawai, Kanai, Arai, Kase, Asa, Asai, Kaya, Kamei, Kaske, Kara

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Kasai Family Origin

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Kasai Family Occupations

What did your Kasai ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kasai. 25% of Kasai men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Kasai women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kasai were Salesman and Laundry Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Proprietor
    25%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Salesman
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    60%
  • Laundry Worker
    40%

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

Kasai Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 446 census records available for the last name Kasai. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kasai 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 Kasai. 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 284 military records available for the last name Kasai. For the veterans among your Kasai ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kasai Life Expectancy

What is the average Kasai lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kasai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kasai in 1960 was 47, and 87 in 2004.

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