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Segura Name Meaning

Spanish and Catalan: habitational name from any of various places called Segura named with segura feminine form of Spanish seguro and Catalan segur ‘safe well-defended’.

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


Similar surnames: Segur, Serra, Segarra, Eguia, Eger, Oseguera, Gura, Moura, Sequeira

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Where is the Segura family from?

You can see how Segura families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Segura family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Segura families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Segura families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Segura's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Segura families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Segura surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Segura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Segura. 47% of Segura men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Segura women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Segura were Truck Driver and Housework. .

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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
    47%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Housework
    9%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Segura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Segura 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Segura. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Segura. For the veterans among your Segura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Segura lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Segura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Segura in 1943 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

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