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Takata Family History

Takata Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘high rice paddy’; also pronounced Takada. The most ancient family to bear the name originated in the Kyoto region and is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. Other families have taken the name from various places so named.

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


Similar surnames: Sakata, Nagata, Arata, Takano, Takeda, Nakata, Tanaka, Tabata, Taketa

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Where is the Takata family from?

You can see how Takata families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Takata family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 37 Takata families living in Hawaii. This was about 38% of all the recorded Takata's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Takata families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Takata surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Takata ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Takata. 100% of Takata 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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Takata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Takata 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 Takata. 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 Cards

There are 803 military records available for the last name Takata. For the veterans among your Takata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Takata lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Takata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Takata in 1951 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

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