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Semans Name Meaning

variant of Seman in any of its senses, with excrescent or patronymic -s. Americanized spelling of German Siemens.

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


Similar surnames: Clemans, Beman, Seman, Bevans, Skeans, Seaman, Kerans, Sens, Iseman

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Semans Family Origin

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Semans Family Occupations

What did your Semans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Grocer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Semans. A less common occupation for the Semans family was Bank Cashier. The most common Semans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Semans's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Bank Cashier

    3%

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

Semans Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Semans Life Expectancy

What is the average Semans lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Semans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Semans in 1960 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Semans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Semans 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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