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Ueno Family History

Ueno Name Meaning

Japanese: from a common place name meaning ‘upper field’; it is variously written, and also read Kamino, Agano and Kozuke. Several families, some descended from various great clans, have adopted the name.

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


Similar surnames: Uno, Ueda, Kano, Seno, Hino, Zeno, Heino, Vento, Denz, Elo

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Where is the Ueno family from?

You can see how Ueno families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ueno family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Ueno families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 20 Ueno families living in Hawaii. This was about 69% of all the recorded Ueno's in the USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Ueno families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ueno surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ueno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ueno. 34% of Ueno men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Ueno women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ueno were Salesman and Maid.

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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
    34%
  • New Worker
    23%
  • Barber
    23%
  • Salesman
    23%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    60%
  • Maid
    40%
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Census Records

There are 562 census records available for the last name Ueno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ueno 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 Ueno. 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 991 military records available for the last name Ueno. For the veterans among your Ueno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ueno lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ueno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ueno in 1962 was 72, and 80 in 2004.

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