Seat Family History

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Seat Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Sait, from the Old English personal name S?geat (‘sea Geat’).

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

Similar surnames: Seal, Beat, Neat, Bean, Great, Leap, Sear, Sweat, Shean, Best

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Seat Family Origin

Where is the Seat family from?

Seat Family Occupations

What did your Seat ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Seat family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seat. The most common Seat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Seat's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Seat Historical Records

What Seat family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Seat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seat census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Seat

Passenger List

There are 245 immigration records available for the last name Seat. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Seat. For the veterans among your Seat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seat Life Expectancy

What is the average Seat lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Seat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Seat in 1955 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seat

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seat 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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