Kamei Family History

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Kamei Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘turtle well’. The name is found mostly in western Japan. One noble family, descended from the Minamoto, first settled in Izumo (now part of Shimane prefecture), and later in Inaba (now part of Tottori prefecture).

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

Similar surnames: Kawai, Kamel, Kanai, Takei, Kase, Kamen, Kazemi, Sami, Kari, Kamer

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Kamei Family Origin

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Kamei Family Occupations

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Kamei Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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There are 163 military records available for the last name Kamei. For the veterans among your Kamei ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kamei Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kamei life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kamei in 1956 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

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