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Seeber Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Seeba Seeben or Seebe named with Middle High German sēwes ‘lake’.

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


Similar surnames: Steber, Beaber, Seeger, Sieber, Steeber, Bieber, Steer, Stober, Speer

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Where is the Seeber family from?

You can see how Seeber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seeber family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Seeber families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 21 Seeber families living in New York. This was about 81% of all the recorded Seeber's in USA. New York had the highest population of Seeber families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seeber surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seeber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Seeber. 15% of Seeber men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Seeber women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seeber were Farmer and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    15%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Seeber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seeber 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 Seeber. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Seeber. For the veterans among your Seeber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seeber lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Seeber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Seeber in 1954 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

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