Senf Family History

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Senf Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German sen(e)f ‘mustard’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in or producer of mustard or a nickname for someone with a fiery temper.

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


Similar surnames: Seif, Senn, Seng, Helf, Senft, Senk, Hanf, Zepf, Senne, Sang

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Senf Family Origin

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Senf Family Occupations

What did your Senf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Senf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Senf's were Farmers. Farmer, Brewer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Senf. A less common occupation for the Senf family was Bar Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Brewer

    9%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Bar Keeper

    4%

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

Senf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Senf Life Expectancy

What is the average Senf lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Senf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Senf in 1962 was 72, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Senf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Senf 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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