Takamoto Family History

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Takamoto Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘one who lives high (up the slope or hill)’; found mostly in the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Nakamoto, Takemoto, Sakamoto, Okamoto, Hamamoto, Teramoto, Tanimoto

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Takamoto Family Origin

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Takamoto Family Occupations

What did your Takamoto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Takamoto. 25% of Takamoto men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Takamoto women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Takamoto were Farmer and Storekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Waiter
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Farm Laborer
  • Storekeeper

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

Takamoto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 871 census records available for the last name Takamoto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Takamoto 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Takamoto. 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 195 military records available for the last name Takamoto. For the veterans among your Takamoto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Takamoto Life Expectancy

What is the average Takamoto lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Takamoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Takamoto in 1965 was 76, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Takamoto ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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