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Takano Name Meaning

Japanese: written 高野 ‘high field’ a common placename. This surname is found mostly in eastern Japan and is listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku. Alternate readings found in western Japan are Kōno (see Kono ) and Kōya the latter being taken from the name of the famed mountain in Kii (now Wakayama prefecture) where the Buddhist monk Kūkai (774–835) built a monastery the 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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You can see how Takano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Takano family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Takano families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Takano families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Takano's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Takano families in 1911.
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What did your Takano ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Takano. 100% of Takano men worked as a Fisherman. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Fisherman
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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 Lists

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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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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What is the average Takano lifespan?

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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