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Find more Soto relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 2,144 less people named Soto in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 13,753 people named Soto in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Soto in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,609 people named Soto were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 110
  • 14% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,366
  • Although 18% were female, the most common name for males was José
  • 75%, or 1,756 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Soto families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 1,778 were first-generation Americans
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • 1,954 were born in foreign countries