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Seton Family History

Seton Name Meaning
Scottish or English: variant of Seaton.

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

553,148 Historical Documents with Seton on Ancestry.com
11,636 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,134 Military Records
2,174 Immigration Records
10,699 Census and Voter Lists
525,505 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Seton Families

  • Number of Seton families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Seton families
     40 - 78
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Seton families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Seton census records

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Seton Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Seton families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Seton Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Seton 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 Seton

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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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Seton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Seton census records

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Seton Civil War Service Records

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