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Seto Family History

Seto Name Meaning
Japanese: written with characters meaning ‘strait’ and ‘door’. The name is probably connected with the Seto Naikai, called the ‘Inland Sea’ in English. The name is found mostly in the island of Kyushu, which bounds the Inland Sea on the west.Chinese : variant of Situ. pwh; forenames. Not in EDF, JGF, GT.

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

14,315 Historical Documents with Seto on Ancestry.com
4,591 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
773 Military Records
4,603 Immigration Records
3,781 Census and Voter Lists
567 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Seto Families

  • Number of Seto families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Seto families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Seto last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Seto Family Origin

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Seto Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Seto

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Seto Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Seto Civil War Service Records

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