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Sarto Name Meaning

Italian: probably an occupational name for a tailor, from a reduced form of Sartore.

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

Similar surnames: Sarlo, Sartor, Sarro, Barto, Sarti, Dato, Santo, Sarno, Marto, Sardo

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Where is the Sarto family from?

You can see how Sarto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sarto family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Sarto families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Sarto families living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Sarto's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Sarto families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sarto surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sarto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Coat Feller were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sarto. 25% of Sarto men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Manager
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Coat Feller
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sarto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sarto census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 488 immigration records available for the last name Sarto. 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 Cards

There are 252 military records available for the last name Sarto. For the veterans among your Sarto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sarto lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sarto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sarto in 1958 was 41, and 90 in 2004.

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