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Semar Name Meaning

German: a Germanized form of French Saint Marc, the name of a Huguenot family that migrated to the Palatinate. English: variant of Seymour.

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


Similar surnames: Simar, Demar, Segar, Seman, Sear, Lemar, Semer, Mar, Delmar, Semper

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Where is the Semar family from?

You can see how Semar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Semar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Semar families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Semar family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Semar's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Semar families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Semar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Semar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Semar. 34% of Semar men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Semar women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Semar were Attendant 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
    34%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Attendant
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Housework
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Semar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Semar 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 332 immigration records available for the last name Semar. 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 471 military records available for the last name Semar. For the veterans among your Semar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Semar lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Semar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Semar in 1963 was 76, and 78 in 2004.

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