Seim Family History

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Seim Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle High German seim ‘honey’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of ten or more farms so named, notably on the west coast of Norway, named with Old Norse Sæheimr, a compound of sær ‘sea’ + heimr ‘home’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Heim, Stein, Seif, Sem, Seil, Seid, Keim, Wein, Rehm, Reim

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Seim Family Origin

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Seim Family Occupations

What did your Seim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seim. The most common Seim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Seim's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Seim family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%

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

Seim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seim 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Seim. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Seim. For the veterans among your Seim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seim Life Expectancy

What is the average Seim lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Seim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Seim in 1948 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seim 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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