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Suto Name Meaning

Hungarian (Süto): occupational name for a baker, süto, from sütni ‘to bake’. Japanese: written apparently phonetically with characters meaning ‘necessary’ and ‘door’; the meaning is uncertain. The name is not common in Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Suko, Seto, Muto, Kuno, Asato, Sato, Uno, Souto, Soto, Sutor

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Where is the Suto family from?

You can see how Suto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Suto family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Suto families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 14 Suto families living in California. This was about 15% of all the recorded Suto's in USA. California had the highest population of Suto families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Suto surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Suto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Suto. 37% of Suto men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Suto women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Suto were Miner and Helper. .

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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
    37%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Miner
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    34%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Helper
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Suto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suto 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Suto. 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 475 military records available for the last name Suto. For the veterans among your Suto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Suto lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Suto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Suto in 1960 was 64, and 73 in 2004.

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