Setty Family History

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Setty Name Meaning

Indian (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka): Hindu name found in various mercantile communities, from Sanskrit šre?s?thi, which refers to the head of a mercantile or other guild. Chetty in Tamil Nadu is a cognate name. Compare Sethi.

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

Similar surnames: Shetty, Petty, Lett, Sette, Seery, Cetta, Sesto, Betty, Getty, Nett

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Setty Family Origin

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Setty Family Occupations

What did your Setty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Setty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Setty's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Setty. A less common occupation for the Setty family was Carriage Blksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Carriage Blksmith


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

Setty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Setty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Setty 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 244 immigration records available for the last name Setty. 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 422 military records available for the last name Setty. For the veterans among your Setty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Setty Life Expectancy

What is the average Setty lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Setty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Setty in 1961 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Setty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Setty 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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