Seem Family History

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Seem Name Meaning

German: possibly an altered spelling of Siem.

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

Similar surnames: Deem, Seek, Teem, Siem, See, Neet, Sees, Reem, Stem, Seel

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Seem Family Origin

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Seem Family Occupations

What did your Seem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Seem occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Seem's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seem. A less common occupation for the Seem family was Carpenter.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Seem ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Seem Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Seem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seem census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 234 immigration records available for the last name Seem. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Seem. For the veterans among your Seem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seem Life Expectancy

What is the average Seem lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Seem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Seem in 1955 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seem

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seem ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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