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Omori Family History

Omori Name Meaning

Japanese (Ōmori): written 大森 ‘large grove’. It is found mostly in eastern Japan and the island of Okinawa. Some bearers of Fujiwara origin took the name from a district in Suruga (now part of Shizuoka prefecture).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mori, Omura, Hori, Amari, Imai, Mort, Omar, Wuori, Omer, Osorio

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Where is the Omori family from?

You can see how Omori families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Omori family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Omori families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Omori families living in Manitoba. This was about 56% of all the recorded Omori's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Omori families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Omori surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Omori ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Omori. 27% of Omori men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Omori women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Omori were Proprietor and Sorter. .

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Berry Amp Vegetable Gardener
    20%
  • Proprietor
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Sorter
    50%
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What Omori family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 817 census records available for the last name Omori. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Omori 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 Omori. 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 389 military records available for the last name Omori. For the veterans among your Omori ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Omori lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Omori life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Omori in 1959 was 65, and 84 in 2004.

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