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Senick Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a variant of English Senneck, apparently a habitational name from Sevenoaks in Kent, reflecting the local pronunciation of the place name. Alternatively, it could be a respelling of Dutch Senik, according to Debrabandere either from Seneca, the name of the Roman writer, or an occupational name from Middle Dutch seneschael ‘seneschal’.

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


Similar surnames: Fenwick, Seck, Tunick, Penick, Renick, Swanick, Schnick, Minick

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Where is the Senick family from?

You can see how Senick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Senick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Senick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Senick families living in New York. This was about 78% of all the recorded Senick's in USA. New York had the highest population of Senick families in 1880.
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What did your Senick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Senick. 26% of Senick men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Senick women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Senick were Carpenter and New Worker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    22%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Senick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Senick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 328 immigration records available for the last name Senick. 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 Cards

There are 323 military records available for the last name Senick. For the veterans among your Senick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Senick lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Senick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Senick in 1942 was 35, and 59 in 2004.

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