Oshiro Family History

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Oshiro Name Meaning

(Oshiro): ‘large castle’; found mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. (Oshiro): ‘small castle’, descended from the Minamoto clan. (Oshiro): (perhaps) a variant written with the characters for ‘small’ and ‘generation’.

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

Similar surnames: Yoshino, Oshima, Hoshino, Oshita, Tashiro, Yoshida, Shiro, Chino

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Oshiro Family Origin

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Oshiro Family Occupations

What did your Oshiro ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Oshiro. 29% of Oshiro men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Tipper
  • Wrper

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

Oshiro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oshiro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oshiro 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Oshiro. 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 860 military records available for the last name Oshiro. For the veterans among your Oshiro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oshiro Life Expectancy

What is the average Oshiro lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Oshiro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Oshiro in 1953 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oshiro

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