Seguin Family History

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Seguin Name Meaning

Southern French (Séguin): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements sigi ‘victory’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

Similar surnames: Selin, Guin, Beloin, Serlin, Segur, Siglin, Eglin, Gervin, Sjodin

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Seguin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Seguin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Seguin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Seguin Family Origin

Where is the Seguin family from?

Seguin Family Occupations

What did your Seguin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seguin. A less common occupation for the Seguin family was Carpenter. The most common Seguin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Seguin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Seguin Historical Records

What Seguin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Seguin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seguin 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Seguin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Seguin. For the veterans among your Seguin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seguin Life Expectancy

What is the average Seguin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Seguin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Seguin in 1952 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seguin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seguin 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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