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Alto Family History

Alto Name Meaning
Respelling of Finnish Aalto.Portuguese: nickname for a big man, from alto ‘tall’, ‘big’.

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

32,791 Historical Documents with Alto on Ancestry.com
13,110 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,472 Military Records
1,095 Immigration Records
7,652 Census and Voter Lists
6,462 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Alto Families

  • Number of Alto families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Alto families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Alto last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Alto census records

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Alto Family Origin

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Alto Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Alto

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Alto Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Alto census records

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Military Service by Alto

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