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Naito Family History

Naito Name Meaning

Japanese (Naitō): written 内藤 ‘inner wisteria’. It is a name taken by two branches of the northern Fujiwara clan. One is descended from the famous warrior Hidesato (10th century) the other from Michinaga (966–1027) the statesman who took his family to its greatest heights of power and on whom the main character of the classic novel Genji monogatari (‘The tale of Genji’) is based.

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


Similar surnames: Ito, Sato, Saito, Nakao, Catto, Cato, Faith, Maio, Salto, Nagao

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Where is the Naito family from?

You can see how Naito families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Naito family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Naito families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Naito family living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Naito's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Naito families in 1911.
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What did your Naito ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Naito. 20% of Naito men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Naito women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Naito were Clerk and Helper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Proprietor
    14%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Proprietor
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Helper
    25%
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Census Records

There are 985 census records available for the last name Naito. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Naito 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Naito. 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 487 military records available for the last name Naito. For the veterans among your Naito ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Naito lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Naito life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Naito in 1950 was 64, and 79 in 2004.

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