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Seager Family History

Seager Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Segar Segor Sagar (Old English Sǣgār from ‘sea’ + gār ‘spear’). Variants of its medieval forms may sometimes have been identical with those of Sigger (see Seago ) leading to confusion of the two names. Americanized form of German Seeger .

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


Similar surnames: Seaver, Seeger, Sager, Swager, Seger, Seader, Seiger, Gager, Yeager

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Where is the Seager family from?

You can see how Seager families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seager family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Seager families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Seager families living in New York. This was about 44% of all the recorded Seager's in USA. New York had the highest population of Seager families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seager surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seager ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Seager. 17% of Seager men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Seager women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seager were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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
    17%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Seager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seager 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Seager. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Seager. For the veterans among your Seager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seager lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Seager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Seager in 1950 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

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