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Sergent Family History

Sergent Name Meaning
English and French: variant of Sargent.Americanized form of the Polish Jewish ornamental name Sier?zant ‘sergeant’ (senior noncommissioned officer in the Polish infantry).

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

113,082 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Sergent on Ancestry.com
28,443 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,021 Military Records
1,606 Immigration Records
15,138 Census and Voter Lists
64,874 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Sergent Families

  • Number of Sergent families
     39 - 75
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sergent families
     47 - 91
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sergent families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sergent Family Origin

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Sergent Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sergent

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Sergent Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sergent census records

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Sergent Civil War Service Records

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