Takano Family History

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Takano Name Meaning

Japanese: from a common place name meaning ‘high field’. The surname is found mostly in eastern Japan and is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. Alternate readings found in western Japan are Kono and Koya, the latter being taken from the name of the famed mountain in Kii (now Wakayama prefecture), where the monk Kukai (774–835) built a monastery, the Buddhist teachings of which had a profound effect on Japanese civilization.

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

Similar surnames: Nakano, Nagano, Takagi, Takai, Makino, Takata, Kawano, Amano, Tano

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Takano Family Origin

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Takano Family Occupations

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In 1921, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Takano. 34% of Takano men worked as a Fisherman

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fisherman
  • Bucker
  • Cook
  • Labourer

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

Takano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 765 census records available for the last name Takano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Takano 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 Takano. 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 346 military records available for the last name Takano. For the veterans among your Takano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Takano Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Takano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Takano in 1962 was 78, and 88 in 2004.

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