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Seggerman Name Meaning

North German (Seggermann): possibly a variant of North German Segger, an occupational name for a sawyer, Middle Low German segger, or a spokesman for or the head of a corporation such as a guild, from Middle Low German segen ‘to tell’, ‘speak’.

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


Similar surnames: Sonderman, Schwerman, Lederman, Eilerman, Seelman, Seideman

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Where is the Seggerman family from?

You can see how Seggerman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seggerman family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Seggerman families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 19 Seggerman families living in Illinois. This was about 76% of all the recorded Seggerman's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Seggerman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seggerman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seggerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seggerman. 46% of Seggerman men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Seggerman women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seggerman were Home Work and Housewife.

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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
    46%
  • Laborer
    37%
  • Labor
    10%
  • Home Work
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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What Seggerman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 670 census records available for the last name Seggerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seggerman 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 261 immigration records available for the last name Seggerman. 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 201 military records available for the last name Seggerman. For the veterans among your Seggerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seggerman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Seggerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Seggerman in 1949 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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