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Lehto Family History

Lehto Name Meaning
Finnish: from lehto ‘grove’; either a habitational name, recorded since the 17th century, from any of the farms in eastern Finland named for their location by a grove, or in other cases a more recent ornamental adoption. In the U.S. this may also be a shortened form of Lehtonen, which is a more frequent form in Finland.

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

25,797 Historical Documents with Lehto on Ancestry.com
10,246 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,364 Military Records
2,816 Immigration Records
4,963 Census and Voter Lists
6,408 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lehto Families

  • Number of Lehto families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lehto census records

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Lehto Family Origin

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Lehto Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Lehto

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Lehto Family Occupations

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Military Service by Lehto

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