Ohara Family History

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Ohara Name Meaning

Japanese (Ohara): ‘large plain’; a common place name, mostly found as a surname in western and west-central Japan. Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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


Similar surnames: Hara, Obara, Ozawa, Kihara, Tahara, Haga, Uehara, Okawa, Osada, Hora

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Ohara Family Origin

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Ohara Family Occupations

What did your Ohara ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ohara occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Ohara's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ohara family was Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohara.

View Census data for Ohara | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Miner

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ohara ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ohara Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ohara Life Expectancy

What is the average Ohara lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ohara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ohara in 1944 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ohara

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ohara ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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