Otero Family History

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Otero Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places so called, from Spanish otero ‘height’, ‘hill’ (Late Latin altarium, a derivative of altus ‘high’). Castilianized form of the common Galician and Asturian-Leonese place names Outeiro and Uteru.

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


Similar surnames: Toro, Ober, Pero, Montero, Botero, Oser, Acero, Notaro, Oberg, Suero

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Otero Family Origin

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Otero Family Occupations

What did your Otero ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Otero. A less common occupation for the Otero family was At Home. The most common Otero occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Otero's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • At Home

    5%

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

Otero Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Otero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Otero census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Otero. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Otero. For the veterans among your Otero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Otero Life Expectancy

What is the average Otero lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Otero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Otero in 1944 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Otero

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Otero ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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