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Uemura Name Meaning

Japanese: from a common placename meaning‘upper village’ or (less commonly) ‘planting village’; it is also read Kamimura (which can be written to mean ‘divine village’). The surname is found in western Japan and the Ryukyuan island of Amami.

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


Similar surnames: Uehara, Nomura, Kimura, Omura, Tamura, Ueda, Peura, Mura, Murai

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Where is the Uemura family from?

You can see how Uemura families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Uemura family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Uemura families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Uemura family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Uemura's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Uemura families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Uemura surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Uemura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Uemura. 78% of Uemura men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Uemura women worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    78%
  • Carpenter
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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What Uemura family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 381 census records available for the last name Uemura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Uemura 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Uemura. 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 97 military records available for the last name Uemura. For the veterans among your Uemura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Uemura lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Uemura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Uemura in 1965 was 84, and 65 in 2004.

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