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Senay Family History

Senay Name Meaning
Possibly a respelling of French Sené, a nickname from Old French sené ‘wise’.

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

7,898 Historical Documents with Senay on Ancestry.com
2,274 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
349 Military Records
291 Immigration Records
2,130 Census and Voter Lists
2,854 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Senay Families

  • Number of Senay families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Senay families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Senay last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Senay census records

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Senay Family Origin

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Senay Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Senay families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Senay

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Senay Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Senay census records

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Senay Civil War Service Records

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