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Nakatani Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘central valley’; found mostly in western Japan and the island of Okinawa. An alternate reading in eastern Japan is Nakaya.

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


Similar surnames: Nakata, Nakayama, Nakazawa, Nakahara, Nakano, Nakai, Nakama, Nagamine

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Where is the Nakatani family from?

You can see how Nakatani families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nakatani family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Nakatani families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Nakatani families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Nakatani's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Nakatani families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nakatani surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nakatani ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nakatani. 42% of Nakatani men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Nakatani women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nakatani were Helper 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

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Proprietor
    18%
  • Carpenter
    18%
  • Helper
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Helper
    34%
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Census Records

There are 686 census records available for the last name Nakatani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nakatani 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 Nakatani. 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 434 military records available for the last name Nakatani. For the veterans among your Nakatani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nakatani lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Nakatani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Nakatani in 1958 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

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