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Sasaki Family History

Sasaki Name Meaning

variously written, the name, meaning ‘wren’, originated in Omi (now Shiga) prefecture and is found mostly in northeastern Japan. Alternatively, it may derive from misasagi, the term for the great tomb mounds dating from c. 250–710, which are found in clusters all over Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Masaki, Iwasaki, Saeki, Osaki, Araki, Saiki, Saari, Tamaki, Sakai

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You can see how Sasaki families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sasaki family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sasaki families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Sasaki families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Sasaki's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Sasaki families in 1911.
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What did your Sasaki ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Sasaki. 67% of Sasaki men worked as a Fisherman.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fisherman
    67%
  • Farmer
    34%
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There are 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Sasaki. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Sasaki. For the veterans among your Sasaki ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sasaki lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sasaki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sasaki in 1952 was 39, and 84 in 2004.

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