Seng Family History

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Seng Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by land cleared by fire, from Middle High German sengen ‘to singe or burn’. habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Eng, Weng, Meng, Sang, Geng, Senf, Sens, Wang, Seck, Feng

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Seng Family Origin

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Seng Family Occupations

What did your Seng ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Seng occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Seng's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Seng family was Laundry. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seng.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Laundry


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

Seng Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Seng. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seng 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Seng. 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 Seng. For the veterans among your Seng ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seng Life Expectancy

What is the average Seng lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Seng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Seng in 1950 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seng

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seng 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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