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Nakamoto Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘central origin’ or ‘(one who lives) in the middle’; found mostly in the Ryukyu islands.

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


Similar surnames: Takamoto, Sakamoto, Okamoto, Takemoto, Hamamoto, Yamamoto, Nakata

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Where is the Nakamoto family from?

You can see how Nakamoto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nakamoto family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Nakamoto families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 103 Nakamoto families living in Hawaii. This was about 61% of all the recorded Nakamoto's in the USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Nakamoto families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nakamoto surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nakamoto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nakamoto. 20% of Nakamoto men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Nakamoto women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nakamoto were Farm Laborer and House Maid.

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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
    20%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Proprietor
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
    10%
  • Servant
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
  • House Maid
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nakamoto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nakamoto 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 Nakamoto. 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 918 military records available for the last name Nakamoto. For the veterans among your Nakamoto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nakamoto lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Nakamoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nakamoto in 1952 was 43, and 85 in 2004.

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