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Iso Family History

Iso Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: So, Ito, Riso, Tiso, Igo, Isa, Ison, Tso, Ish, Isom

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Where is the Iso family from?

You can see how Iso families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iso family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Iso families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Iso family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Iso's in USA. New York had the highest population of Iso families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iso surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Weaver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Iso. 47% of Iso men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Iso women worked as a Weaver. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    47%
  • Farmer
    39%
  • Herder
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Weaver
    100%
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What Iso family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Iso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iso 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 352 immigration records available for the last name Iso. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 109 military records available for the last name Iso. For the veterans among your Iso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iso lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1983, in the United States, Iso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Iso in 1968 was 45, and 90 in 1983.

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