Sakamoto Family History

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Sakamoto Name Meaning

Japanese: written two ways, both meaning ‘(one who lives) at the bottom of the slope’, this surname is common in all parts of Japan, but especially in the west and the Ryukyu Islands. It is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku, and so some bearers have connections with ancient nobility.

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

Similar surnames: Takamoto, Nakamoto, Takemoto, Okamoto, Hamamoto, Yamamoto, Kawamoto

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Sakamoto Family Origin

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Sakamoto Family Occupations

What did your Sakamoto ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Sakamoto. 60% of Sakamoto men worked as a Fisherman

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fisherman
  • Laborer
  • Labourer

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

Sakamoto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sakamoto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sakamoto 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Sakamoto. 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 Sakamoto. For the veterans among your Sakamoto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sakamoto Life Expectancy

What is the average Sakamoto lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Sakamoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sakamoto in 1947 was 32, and 81 in 2004.

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