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Sea Family History

Sea Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of See.

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


Similar surnames: Tea, Lea, Sa, Zea, Sear, Rea, Seal, Seat, Kean, Sealy

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Where is the Sea family from?

You can see how Sea families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sea family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sea families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Sea families living in Kentucky. This was about 32% of all the recorded Sea's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Sea families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sea surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sea ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sea. 29% of Sea men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Sea women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sea were Carpenter and Cook. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    21%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Cook
    11%
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What Sea family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Sea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sea census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sea. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 32,000 military records available for the last name Sea. For the veterans among your Sea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sea lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sea in 1958 was 61, and 82 in 2004.

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