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Saiki Family History

Saiki Name Meaning

Japanese: written 才木 or 斉木 ‘equal’ and ‘tree’. The family bearing this name descends from the Takeda branch of the Minamoto clan and originated in Kai (now Yamanashi prefecture). In North America this name could come also from an altered form of Saeki which is more common in Japan and has a similar pronunciation.

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

Similar surnames: Saeki, Aoki, Osaki, Aki, Saini, Maki, Seki, Saito, Santi, Salmi

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Where is the Saiki family from?

You can see how Saiki families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saiki family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Saiki families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 45 Saiki families living in Hawaii. This was about 46% of all the recorded Saiki's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Saiki families in 1920.
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What did your Saiki ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Saiki. 23% of Saiki men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Saiki women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saiki were Mechanic and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Saiki. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saiki 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Saiki. 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 Cards

There are 410 military records available for the last name Saiki. For the veterans among your Saiki ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saiki lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Saiki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Saiki in 1954 was 31, and 83 in 2004.

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