Yamamoto Family History

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Yamamoto Name Meaning

Japanese: meaning ‘(one who lives) in the mountains’ or ‘at the foot of the mountain’, this is one of the ten most common surnames; it is found predominantly in central and west-central Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Hamamoto, Sakamoto, Nakamoto, Iwamoto, Kawamoto, Miyamoto, Takamoto

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Yamamoto Family Origin

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Yamamoto Family Occupations

What did your Yamamoto ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Yamamoto. 58% of Yamamoto men worked as a Fisherman

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fisherman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer

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

Yamamoto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Yamamoto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yamamoto 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 31,000 immigration records available for the last name Yamamoto. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Yamamoto. For the veterans among your Yamamoto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yamamoto Life Expectancy

What is the average Yamamoto lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Yamamoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Yamamoto in 1951 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

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