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Yasuda Family History

Yasuda Name Meaning

Japanese: from a common place name meaning ‘safe (or inexpensive) rice paddy’, found throughout Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. Several families have taken the surname; some are descendants of the Minamoto, Taira, or other noted families.

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


Similar surnames: Masuda, Matsuda, Tsuda, Yasui, Yamada, Yoshida, Sawada, Suda, Yoneda

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Where is the Yasuda family from?

You can see how Yasuda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yasuda family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Yasuda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Yasuda families living in Alberta. This was about 86% of all the recorded Yasuda's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Yasuda families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yasuda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yasuda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yasuda. 37% of Yasuda men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Yasuda women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yasuda were Proprietor and 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
    37%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laundress
    27%
  • Trimmer
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Yasuda. 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 818 military records available for the last name Yasuda. For the veterans among your Yasuda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yasuda lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Yasuda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Yasuda in 1958 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

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