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Saeki Name Meaning

Japanese: written with characters denoting an assistant to an official such as a guard. The original pronunciation was Saheki or Sahegi. The word also denotes noisiness, and the Saeki were known for their loud ferocity in battle. They descended from the very ancient and warlike Otomo clan, which claimed descent from the hero Michi no Omi, a companion of the mythical Emperor Jinmu. Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku, the name is found mostly in western Japan. Some families have taken the surname from their places of residence, which had been named after earlier residents of the original Saeki family. Owing to the similarity in pronunciation, it could be that the name is sometimes spelled Saiki in America, but the two names are different originally.

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


Similar surnames: Saiki, Seki, Osaki, Aki, Maki, Aoki, Saari, Sardi, Salmi, Paek

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You can see how Saeki families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saeki family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Saeki family living in Hawaii. This was 100% of all the recorded Saeki's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Saeki families in 1920.
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Census Records

There are 40 census records available for the last name Saeki. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saeki census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 302 immigration records available for the last name Saeki. 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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There are 12 military records available for the last name Saeki. For the veterans among your Saeki ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Average Saeki life expectancy in 1991 was 63 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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