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Matsumura Family History

Matsumura Name Meaning

Japanese: habitational name meaning ‘pine tree village’, found throughout Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. Several families of this name have samurai connections.

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


Similar surnames: Matsuura, Matsubara, Matsuda, Matsuoka, Matsunaga, Matsumoto

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Where is the Matsumura family from?

You can see how Matsumura families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matsumura family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Matsumura families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Matsumura families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Matsumura's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Matsumura families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Matsumura surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Matsumura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Matsumura. 24% of Matsumura men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Matsumura women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Matsumura were Carpenter and Servant.

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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

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farm Helper
    20%
  • Servant
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Matsumura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Matsumura 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Matsumura. 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 731 military records available for the last name Matsumura. For the veterans among your Matsumura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Matsumura lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Matsumura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Matsumura in 1950 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

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