Nakata Family History

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Nakata Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘central rice paddy’; from a common place name found throughout Japan. The surname occurs mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. A common alternate pronunciation is Nakada. Some bearers have southern Fujiwara or Minamoto connections.

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

Similar surnames: Nagata, Nakama, Sakata, Arata, Kawata, Nakano, Nakatani, Takata

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Nakata Family Origin

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Nakata Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nakata. 22% of Nakata men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Nakata women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nakata were Proprietor and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Gardener
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Maid
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nakata Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Nakata. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Nakata. For the veterans among your Nakata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nakata Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Nakata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Nakata in 1962 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

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