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Serrato Name Meaning

Spanish: apparently a variant of the habitational name Cerrato or a habitational name from Serrato in Málaga. Catalan (Serrató): topographic name for someone who lived by a low hill, from a diminutive of serrat. Southern Italian: apparently from serrato ‘closed’, ‘shut’, but more likely a topographic name related to Serra or Serrata.

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


Similar surnames: Serrano, Serra, Cerrito, Serrata, Cerrato, Cerro, Soriano, Serrao

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Where is the Serrato family from?

You can see how Serrato families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Serrato family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Serrato families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Serrato families living in Texas. This was about 29% of all the recorded Serrato's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Serrato families in 1920.
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What did your Serrato ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Serrato. 59% of Serrato 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
    59%
  • Fruit Picker
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Scavenger
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Serrato. 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 317 military records available for the last name Serrato. For the veterans among your Serrato ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Serrato lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Serrato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Serrato in 1949 was 51, and 60 in 2004.

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