Seals Family History

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Seals Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Seal 4.

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

Similar surnames: Seales, Seal, Seale, Neals, Beals, Sears, Sealy, Seils, Stears, Veals

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Seals Family Origin

Where is the Seals family from?

Seals Family Occupations

What did your Seals ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Seals occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Seals's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seals. A less common occupation for the Seals family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Seals ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Seals Historical Records

What Seals family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Seals. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seals census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Seals. 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 Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Seals. For the veterans among your Seals ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seals Life Expectancy

What is the average Seals lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Seals life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Seals in 1941 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seals

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seals ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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