Sein Family History

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Sein Name Meaning

Basque: nickname from Basque sein ‘child’.

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

Similar surnames: Shein, Bein, Fein, Feil, Bean, Shin, Rein, Stein, Seib, Lein

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Sein Family Origin

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Sein Family Occupations

What did your Sein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sein occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 20% of Sein's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Sein family was Ret. Farmer. Farm Laborer, Painter and Ranchero were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sein.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Painter

  • Ranchero

  • Ret. Farmer


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

Sein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sein 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sein. 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 64,000 military records available for the last name Sein. For the veterans among your Sein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sein Life Expectancy

What is the average Sein lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Sein in 1952 was 48, and 34 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sein 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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