Kitagawa Family History

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Kitagawa Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘northern river’; found mostly in western Japan and Okinawa Island.

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


Similar surnames: Miyagawa, Kitamura, Kurokawa, Kawata, Kagawa, Tagawa, Yamakawa

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Kitagawa Family Origin

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Kitagawa Family Occupations

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Kitagawa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kitagawa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kitagawa 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kitagawa. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kitagawa. For the veterans among your Kitagawa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kitagawa Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kitagawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kitagawa in 1959 was 58, and 87 in 2004.

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