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Araki Name Meaning

Japanese: written 荒木 ‘wild tree’ or 新木 ‘new tree’ mostly as the former. It is listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku as 荒城 ‘wild castle’ and mainly found in western Japan. Hungarian: habitational name for someone from a place called Arak in Moson County.

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


Similar surnames: Arata, Arai, Araya, Aki, Osaki, Tamaki, Adami, Akagi, Arakaki, Harari

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Where is the Araki family from?

You can see how Araki families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Araki family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Araki families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 43 Araki families living in Hawaii. This was about 39% of all the recorded Araki's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Araki families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Araki surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Araki ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Araki. 17% of Araki men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Araki women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Araki were Farm Work and Housewife. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Work
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    15%
  • Vegetable Buncher
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Araki. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Araki 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Araki. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 482 military records available for the last name Araki. For the veterans among your Araki ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Araki lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Araki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Araki in 1962 was 83, and 74 in 2004.

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