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Seedorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places so named, from See ‘lake’ + Dorf ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Endorf, Waldorf, Wendorf, Neuendorf, Kasdorf, Holdorf, Bendorf

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Where is the Seedorf family from?

You can see how Seedorf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seedorf family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Seedorf families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 19 Seedorf families living in Illinois. This was about 40% of all the recorded Seedorf's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Seedorf families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seedorf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seedorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seedorf. 44% of Seedorf men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Seedorf women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seedorf were Laborer and Clerk.

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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
    44%
  • Truck Driver
    18%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Teacher
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Seedorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seedorf 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 Seedorf. 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 706 military records available for the last name Seedorf. For the veterans among your Seedorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seedorf lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Seedorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Seedorf in 1954 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

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