Takeshita Family History

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Takeshita Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘(one who lives) beneath the bamboo’; it was originally pronounced Takenoshita and taken from a village of that name in Suruga (now part of Shizuoka prefecture). The original bearers were descended from the northern Fujiwara through the Kuzuyama family. The name is found mainly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Matsushita, Takashima, Takemoto, Yamashita, Kinoshita, Kaneshiro

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Takeshita Family Origin

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Takeshita Family Occupations

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In 1940, Proprietor and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Takeshita. 15% of Takeshita men worked as a Proprietor and 25% of Takeshita women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Takeshita were Gardener and Trimmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Gardener
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    25%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Trimmer
    13%

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

Takeshita Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 424 census records available for the last name Takeshita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Takeshita 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 Takeshita. 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 497 military records available for the last name Takeshita. For the veterans among your Takeshita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Takeshita Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Takeshita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Takeshita in 1966 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

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