Otsuka Family History

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Otsuka Name Meaning

Japanese (Otsuka): ‘large (tomb) mound’; tomb mounds and places named after them are found in all but the far north of Japan, but the surname is found mostly in eastern Japan. Several families with this name have samurai connections of various origins.

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

Similar surnames: Ota, Okuma, Tsuda, Osaki, Osada, Tsuji, Oka, Otake, Okuda, Suda

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Otsuka Family Origin

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Otsuka Family Occupations

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Otsuka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 763 census records available for the last name Otsuka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Otsuka 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Otsuka. 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 377 military records available for the last name Otsuka. For the veterans among your Otsuka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Otsuka Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Otsuka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Otsuka in 1965 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

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