Soto Name Meaning

habitational name from any of numerous places named Soto or El Soto, from soto ‘grove’, ‘small wood’ (Latin saltus). Castilianized spelling of Asturian-Leonese Sotu, a habitational name from a town so named in Asturies. Castilianized spelling of the Galician equivalent, Souto.

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

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Soto Family Origin

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Soto Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Soto family was Keeping House. The most common Soto occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Soto's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Soto.

Source: Census data for Soto | Data not to scale

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Soto Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Soto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Soto in 1944 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soto

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