Nonaka Family History

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Nonaka Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘(one who lives) in the middle of the field’; the name is found mostly in eastern Japan. Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku; when that record was compiled the name was pronounced Nunaka.

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

Similar surnames: Tanaka, Osada, Nomura, Noya, Onaga, Otake, Nakao, Donat, Jonak, Novak

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Nonaka Family Origin

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Nonaka Family Occupations

What did your Nonaka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nonaka. 41% of Nonaka men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer

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

Nonaka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 497 census records available for the last name Nonaka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nonaka 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nonaka. 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 172 military records available for the last name Nonaka. For the veterans among your Nonaka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nonaka Life Expectancy

What is the average Nonaka lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nonaka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nonaka in 1961 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

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