Shintani Family History

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Shintani Name Meaning

Japanese: an alternative pronunciation of the name Araya or Aratani, meaning ‘new valley’, found mostly in western Japan, where it is also pronounced Niitani by some bearers.

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

Similar surnames: Shiraki, Shirai, Dhanani, Shinsato, Sani, Sinai, Sinton, Hilton

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Shintani Family Origin

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Shintani Family Occupations

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

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Shintani Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 636 census records available for the last name Shintani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shintani 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shintani. 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 293 military records available for the last name Shintani. For the veterans among your Shintani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shintani Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Shintani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Shintani in 1964 was 73, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shintani 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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