Sebastian Family History

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Sebastian Name Meaning

German, Spanish (Sebastián), and southern French (Sébastian): from the personal name Sebastian, Latin Sebastianus. This was originally an ethnic name meaning ‘man from Sebastia’, a city in Pontus named from Greek sebastos ‘revered’ (the Greek equivalent of Augustus). This surname is also sometimes born by Jews, presumably as an adoption of the German surname.

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

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Sebastian Family Origin

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Sebastian Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sebastian family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sebastian. The most common Sebastian occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Sebastian's were Farmers.

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Sebastian Historical Records

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Sebastian Life Expectancy

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Famous Sebastian Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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