Ogasawara Family History

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Ogasawara Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘plain of the small bamboo hat’. This name is found mostly in northeastern Japan. Two noble families bearing the name were descended from the Minamoto clan through the Takeda and Kagami families.

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

Similar surnames: Sugawara, Kawahara, Nakahara, Sawada, Kajiwara, Miyahara, Nagasawa

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Ogasawara Family Origin

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Ogasawara Family Occupations

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Ogasawara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 307 census records available for the last name Ogasawara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogasawara 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

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Draft Card

There are 119 military records available for the last name Ogasawara. For the veterans among your Ogasawara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ogasawara Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Ogasawara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ogasawara in 1965 was 65, and 71 in 2004.

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