Alto Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Aalto, Canto, Oltz, Elo, Mallo, Lio, Basto, Salo, Alamo, Arbo

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Alto Family Origin

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Alto Family Occupations

What did your Alto ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Alto ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%

In 1880, the most common Alto occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Alto's were Laborers. Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Alto. A less common occupation for the Alto family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Alto | Data not to scale

Alto Historical Records

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Alto Life Expectancy

What is the average Alto lifespan?

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Alto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Alto in 1952 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alto

Famous Alto Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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