Takahashi Family History

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Takahashi Name Meaning

Japanese: variously written, usually with characters meaning ‘high bridge’, it is one of the ten most common surnames and is particularly frequent in eastern Japan. It is the name of an ancient family of Kyushu island. Various legends concerning origin suggest several unrelated families. The name is also found in the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Kobayashi, Kawai, Takagi, Hayashi, Tamanaha, Ohashi, Takata, Takeuchi

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Takahashi Family Origin

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Takahashi Family Occupations

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fisherman
  • Shingle Man

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

Takahashi Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Takahashi Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Takahashi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Takahashi in 1951 was 69, and 75 in 2004.

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