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Senior Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): nickname for a peasant who gave himself airs and graces, from Anglo-Norman French segneur ‘lord’ (Latin senior ‘elder’). English and Dutch: distinguishing nickname for the elder of two bearers of the same personal name (for example, a father and son or two brothers), from Latin senior ‘elder’.

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


Similar surnames: Prior, Venier, Menor, Ensor, Senter, Junior, Seanor, Sanor, Santor

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Senior Family Origin

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Senior Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Works In Woolen Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Senior. The most common Senior occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Senior's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Senior family was Farm Laborer.

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Senior Historical Records

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Senior Life Expectancy

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