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De Soto Name Meaning

Galician and Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from any of numerous minor places called Soto, notably in Galicia and Asturies, alongside the Asturian-Leonese variant Sotu.

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


Similar surnames: Demato, De Sa, De Toro, De Noia, De Sorbo, Di Noto, De Polo, De Maso

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De Soto Family Origin

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De Soto Family Occupations

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

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  • Agent

    25%
  • Farm Labor

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Stock Hand

    25%

In 1880, the most common De Soto occupation in the USA was Agent. 25% of De Soto's were Agents. Agent, Farm Labor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Soto. A less common occupation for the De Soto family was Stock Hand.

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De Soto Historical Records

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De Soto Life Expectancy

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