Okaya Family History & Genealogy
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Okaya Surname History
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Okaya Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Okaya may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Okaya may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Okaya Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Okaya come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Okaya originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Okaya Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Okaya were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Okaya. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Okaya family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Okaya change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras over generations.
Last names similar to OkayaOkayama, Okayasu, Okaye, Okay erman, Okayli, Okaymirza, Okayo, Okay service, Okazak, Okazaki, Okazaki-kato, Okazawa, Okazen, Okazeski, Okazin, Okazius, Okazmir, Okba, Okbagerish, Okbakristos
Okaya Family Tree
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- Akira Okaya 1920 - 1993
- Yoshiharu Okaya 1927 - 1996
- Mitsunosuk Okaya 1890 - 1967
- Kensuke Okaya 1884 - 1973