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Seebeck Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named from Middle Low German se ‘lake’ + beke ‘creek’.

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

Similar surnames: Seeber, Feeback, Lembeck, Beck, Seebach, Simbeck, Oberbeck, Harbeck

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Where is the Seebeck family from?

You can see how Seebeck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seebeck family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Seebeck families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 64 Seebeck families living in New York. This was about 49% of all the recorded Seebeck's in USA. New York had the highest population of Seebeck families in 1880.
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What did your Seebeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Seebeck. 25% of Seebeck men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Seebeck women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seebeck were Clerk and Cashier. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Waitress
  • Cashier
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seebeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seebeck 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Seebeck. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Seebeck. For the veterans among your Seebeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seebeck lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Seebeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Seebeck in 1942 was 64, and 86 in 2004.

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