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Sotomayor Family History

Sotomayor Name Meaning
Spanish: Castilianized form of Soutomaior, a habitational name from the name of two places in Pontevedra and Ourense provinces, Galicia, so named from souto ‘grove’, ‘small wood’ + maior ‘larger’, ‘main’.

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

60,186 Historical Documents with Sotomayor on Ancestry.com
32,142 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
469 Military Records
2,536 Immigration Records
5,239 Census and Voter Lists
19,800 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sotomayor Families

  • Number of Sotomayor families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    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

Sotomayor census records

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Sotomayor Family Origin

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Sotomayor Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Sotomayor

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Sotomayor Family Occupations

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Military Service by Sotomayor

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