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Obara Name Meaning

Japanese: from a common place name meaning ‘small plain’. Some bearers are descended from the Sasaki or Takeda families. Polish: nickname for an indecisive person, from obarac sie ‘to hesitate or waver’.

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


Similar surnames: Ohara, Bara, Baba, Ozawa, Basa, Tara, Kara, Osada, Bard, Para

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Obara Family Origin

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Obara Family Occupations

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Obara Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Obara Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Obara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Obara in 1953 was 39, and 87 in 2004.

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