Tamashiro Family History

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Tamashiro Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘ball castle’; it is not a common name, but is found in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands, where it is also pronounced Tamagushiku.

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

Similar surnames: Yamashiro, Kaneshiro, Takeshita, Miyashiro, Takashima, Tamaki

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Tamashiro Family Origin

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Tamashiro Family Occupations

What did your Tamashiro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tamashiro. 39% of Tamashiro men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Tamashiro women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tamashiro were Farmer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Field Worker
  • Salesman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Field Worker
  • Maid

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

Tamashiro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tamashiro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tamashiro 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 Tamashiro. 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 393 military records available for the last name Tamashiro. For the veterans among your Tamashiro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tamashiro Life Expectancy

What is the average Tamashiro lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Tamashiro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Tamashiro in 1956 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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