Oshima Family History

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Oshima Name Meaning

(Oshima): ‘large island’. Japan has islands of all sizes and many families have taken the name. (Oshima): variant pronunciation of Ojima or Kojima.

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


Similar surnames: Oshita, Shima, Oshiro, Ishida, Teshima, Yoshida, Okuma, Shiba, Osman

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Oshima Family Origin

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Oshima Family Occupations

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

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Oshima Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oshima Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Oshima life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Oshima in 1952 was 67, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oshima 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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