Oka Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘hill’; a name found mostly in western Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Ota, Oba, Oda, Ida, Okuma, Toda, Oza, Oja, Oki, Hora

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Oka Family Origin

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Oka Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Oka occupation in Canada was Pecheur. 100% of Oka's were Pecheurs.

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  • Pecheur


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Oka Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Oka Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Oka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Oka in 1965 was 81, and 80 in 2004.

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