Nagano Family History

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Nagano Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘long field’; from a very common place name. The name, which is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku, is written in two ways, in roughly equal numbers, one being found mostly in eastern Japan and the other in western Japan; both are also found in Okinawa Island. Many bearers are unrelated; some are of Sakanoue, Goto, or Kikuchi descent.

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

Similar surnames: Nakano, Nagao, Takano, Nagata, Kawano, Nagai, Amano, Nakao, Asano

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Nagano Family Origin

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Nagano Family Occupations

What did your Nagano ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Nagano. 17% of Nagano men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Fisherman
  • Laborer
  • Partner

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

Nagano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 932 census records available for the last name Nagano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagano 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Nagano. 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 270 military records available for the last name Nagano. For the veterans among your Nagano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nagano Life Expectancy

What is the average Nagano lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Nagano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Nagano in 1941 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

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