Senft Name Meaning

nickname for a helpful or friendly person, from Middle High German senfte ‘soft’, ‘accommodating’. variant of Senf.

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


Similar surnames: Sanft, Senf, Senne, Ranft, Sundt, Senff, Fendt, Seif, Sant, Senk

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Senft Family Origin

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Senft Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Senft. The most common Senft occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Senft's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Senft family was Keeping House.

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Senft Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Senft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Senft in 1952 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Senft

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