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Seid Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Sito, a short form of a compound name formed with sigi ‘victory’ as the first element. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from German Seide and Yiddish zayd ‘silk’ (see Seide).

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


Similar surnames: Seil, Seed, Seide, Seif, Wein, Seim, Heid, Stein, Eid, Seip

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Where is the Seid family from?

You can see how Seid families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seid family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Seid families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Seid family living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Seid's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Seid families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seid surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seid ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seid. 16% of Seid men worked as a Salesman and 18% of Seid women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seid were Owner and Clerical.

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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

  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Owner
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    18%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Clerical
    9%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seid 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Seid. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Seid. For the veterans among your Seid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seid lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Seid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Seid in 1947 was 39, and 83 in 2004.

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