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Senecal Name Meaning

French (Sénécal): status name for a seneschal, an official in a large household who was responsible for overseeing day-to-day domestic arrangements, from Old French seneschal (of Germanic origin, composed of the elements sini ‘old’ + scalc ‘servant’). The seneschal of a royal or ducal household in the Middle Ages was a very powerful man indeed, often having control over the administration of justice, among other things. In some cases the surname may have originated as nickname for an officious man.

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

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Senecal Family Origin

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Senecal Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    12%
  • Stone Mason

    9%
  • Glass Blower

    6%
  • Baker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Senecal family was Baker. The most common Senecal occupation in the USA was Laborer. 12% of Senecal's were Laborers. Laborer, Stone Mason and Glass Blower were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Senecal.

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Senecal Life Expectancy

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