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Okamoto Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘(one who lives) at the base of the hill’. This is found mostly in western and central Japan, and the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Okimoto, Takamoto, Nakamoto, Iwamoto, Takemoto, Hamamoto, Kimoto

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Okamoto Family Origin

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Okamoto Family Occupations

What did your Okamoto ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Okamoto.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fisherman

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Okamoto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Okamoto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okamoto 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Okamoto. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Okamoto. For the veterans among your Okamoto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Okamoto Life Expectancy

What is the average Okamoto lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Okamoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Okamoto in 1941 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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