Seto Name Meaning

Japanese: written with characters meaning ‘strait’ and ‘door’. The name is probably connected with the Seto Naikai, called the ‘Inland Sea’ in English. The name is found mostly in the island of Kyushu, which bounds the Inland Sea on the west. Chinese : variant of Situ.

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


Similar surnames: Seta, Suto, Seo, Seno, Sebo, Peto, Seth, Szeto, Eto, Leto

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Seto Family Origin

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Seto Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Seto. A less common occupation for the Seto family was Laborer. The most common Seto occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Seto's were Farmers.

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Seto Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Seto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Seto in 1962 was 85, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seto

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