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Sedor Family History

Sedor Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from Sedor in A Coruña province, Galicia.

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


Similar surnames: Fedor, Sebo, Sydor, Sidor, Segur, Eder, Seder, Sudol, Seyer, Shor

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Where is the Sedor family from?

You can see how Sedor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sedor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Sedor families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Sedor families living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Sedor's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Sedor families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sedor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sedor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sedor. 35% of Sedor men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Sedor women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sedor were Truck Driver and Operator.

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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
    35%
  • Miner
    8%
  • Shipping Clerk
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
  • Operator
    9%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sedor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sedor 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 363 immigration records available for the last name Sedor. 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 842 military records available for the last name Sedor. For the veterans among your Sedor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sedor lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sedor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Sedor in 1945 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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