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Senft Family History

Senft Name Meaning
nickname for a helpful or friendly person, from Middle High German senfte ‘soft’, ‘accommodating’.variant of Senf.

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

71,198 Historical Documents with Senft on Ancestry.com
12,397 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,921 Military Records
1,493 Immigration Records
9,909 Census and Voter Lists
44,478 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Senft Families

  • Number of Senft families
     74 - 145
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Senft families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Senft last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Senft census records

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Senft Family Origin

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Senft Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Senft

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Senft Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Senft census records

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Senft Civil War Service Records

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