Senay Family History

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Senay Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of French Sené, a nickname from Old French sené ‘wise’.

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

Similar surnames: Senne, Seney, Sens, Snay, Songy, Seda, Sevy, Benac, Senft, Tebay

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Senay Family Origin

Where is the Senay family from?

Senay Family Occupations

What did your Senay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Senay occupation in the USA was Saloon. 50% of Senay's were Saloons. Saloon and Hotel Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Senay. A less common occupation for the Senay family was Works In Cotton Mill.

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  • Saloon

  • Hotel Keeper

  • Works In Cotton Mill


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

Senay Historical Records

What Senay family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Senay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Senay census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Senay

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Senay. 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 Senay. For the veterans among your Senay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Senay Life Expectancy

What is the average Senay lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Senay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Senay in 1958 was 59, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Senay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Senay 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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