Seher Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived by a lake, from a derivative of Middle High German se ‘lake’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a visionary, from German Seher ‘seer’.

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

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Seher Family Origin

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Seher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Upholsterer

    20%
  • Wine Grower

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Seher family was Wine Grower. Farmer, Keeping House and Upholsterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seher. The most common Seher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Seher's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Seher | Data not to scale

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Seher Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Seher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Seher in 1963 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seher

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