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Matsubara Family History

Matsubara Name Meaning

Japanese (mainly western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands): habitational name meaning ‘pine tree plain’, from any of the many places so named throughout Japan. Some families bearing this name are of Minamoto or Fujiwara descent.

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


Similar surnames: Matsuda, Matsumura, Matsuyama, Matsunaga, Matsuura, Matsuoka

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Where is the Matsubara family from?

You can see how Matsubara families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matsubara family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Matsubara families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Matsubara family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Matsubara's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Matsubara families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Matsubara surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Matsubara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Matsubara. 34% of Matsubara men worked as a Carpenter and 24% of Matsubara women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matsubara were Salesman and Housewife. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Carpenter
    34%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farm Hand
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Proprietor
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%
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Census Records

There are 538 census records available for the last name Matsubara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matsubara census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Matsubara. 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 Cards

There are 234 military records available for the last name Matsubara. For the veterans among your Matsubara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Matsubara lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Matsubara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Matsubara in 1962 was 68, and 83 in 2004.

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