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Matsunaga Name Meaning

Japanese (mostly found in the island of Kyushu and Okinawa Island): habitational name from two villages in Fukui and Mie prefectures, written with characters meaning ‘pine tree’ and ‘lengthy’.

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


Similar surnames: Matsubara, Matsuo, Matsuzaki, Matsuno, Matsumura, Matsuura, Matsuda

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Where is the Matsunaga family from?

You can see how Matsunaga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Matsunaga family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Matsunaga families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Matsunaga family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Matsunaga's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Matsunaga families in 1911.
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What did your Matsunaga ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Matsunaga. 100% of Matsunaga men worked as a Labourer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Matsunaga. 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 465 military records available for the last name Matsunaga. For the veterans among your Matsunaga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Matsunaga lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Matsunaga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Matsunaga in 1958 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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