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Senar Family History

Senar 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: Sena, Segar, Semar, Senay, Senor, Sear, Sedar, Bear, Dear, Seward

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Where is the Senar family from?

You can see how Senar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Senar family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Senar families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 6 Senar families living in Alabama. This was about 67% of all the recorded Senar's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Senar families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Senar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Senar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Senar. 50% of Senar men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Senar women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Senar were Labor and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Labor
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
    50%
  • Operator
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
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What Senar family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 443 census records available for the last name Senar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Senar 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 213 immigration records available for the last name Senar. 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 50 military records available for the last name Senar. For the veterans among your Senar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Senar lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Senar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Senar in 1970 was 71, and 93 in 2004.

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