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Sto Family History

Sto 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, To, Ito, Sato, Soto, Seto, Suto, Eto, Stoa, Seo

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Where is the Sto family from?

You can see how Sto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sto family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sto families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Sto family living in Oxfordshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Sto's in United Kingdom. Oxfordshire had the highest population of Sto families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sto surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sto ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sto. 67% of Sto women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Incapacitated
    34%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sto 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 574 immigration records available for the last name Sto. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Sto. For the veterans among your Sto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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