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Seinen Family History

Seinen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Leinen, Seiner, Seiden, Meinen, Heinen, Heiden, Senne, Leiner, Seiger

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Where is the Seinen family from?

You can see how Seinen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seinen family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Seinen families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 10 Seinen families living in Michigan. This was about 71% of all the recorded Seinen's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Seinen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seinen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seinen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Seinen. 50% of Seinen men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%
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What Seinen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 174 census records available for the last name Seinen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seinen 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 49 immigration records available for the last name Seinen. 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 13 military records available for the last name Seinen. For the veterans among your Seinen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seinen lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Seinen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Seinen in 1967 was 81, and 23 in 2004.

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