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Seide Family History

Seide Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German side, German Seide ‘silk’ (from Late Latin seta, originally denoting animal hair), hence a metonymic occupational name for a manufacturer or seller of silk.

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


Similar surnames: Seider, Seid, Weide, Seidler, Seiden, Seidel, Heide, Seda, Melde

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Where is the Seide family from?

You can see how Seide families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seide family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Seide families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Seide families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Seide's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Seide families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seide surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seide ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seide. 21% of Seide men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Seide women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seide were Proprietor 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

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    29%
  • Secretary
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Housework
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Seide. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seide 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 888 immigration records available for the last name Seide. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Seide. For the veterans among your Seide ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seide lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Seide life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Seide in 1953 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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