Seo Name Meaning

Korean: variant of So. Japanese: written with characters meaning ‘younger sister’ and ‘tail’. This name is not common in Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Seto, So, Sem, Seno, Cho, Yeo, Seki, Uno, Leo, Heo

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Seo Family Origin

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Seo Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Seo occupation in the USA was Works In Planing Mill. 100% of Seo's were Works In Planing Mills.

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Seo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 866 census records available for the last name Seo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seo 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Seo. 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 141 military records available for the last name Seo. For the veterans among your Seo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seo Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Seo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Seo in 1963 was 76, and 62 in 2004.

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