Ota Name Meaning

Japanese (Ota): ‘large rice paddy’; variously written and found mostly in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands. Some bearers are descended from the Minamoto and the surname is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. A village in Totomi (now part of Shizuoka prefecture) gave its name to several families, but the village itself was originally named after a branch of the ancient Ota clan which settled there.

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

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Ota Family Origin

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Ota Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Ota occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Ota's were Farmers.

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Ota Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Ota life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Ota in 1950 was 24, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ota

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