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Kido Family History

Kido Name Meaning

Japanese: variously written, usually with characters meaning ‘wooden door’. A less usual rendering is ‘castle door’. It is found in western Japan. One family of samurai came from Suo (now part of Yamaguchi prefecture).

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

Similar surnames: Kudo, Ito, Kano, Kida, Iida, Kuno, Hino, Aide, Kade, Eidt

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Where is the Kido family from?

You can see how Kido families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kido family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Kido families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Kido family living in Colorado. This was 100% of all the recorded Kido's in the USA. Colorado had the highest population of Kido families in 1880.
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What did your Kido ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kido. 35% of Kido men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Kido women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kido were Gardener 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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Farmers Helper
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kido. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kido 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 Kido. 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 566 military records available for the last name Kido. For the veterans among your Kido ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kido lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kido life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Kido in 1962 was 78, and 64 in 2004.

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