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Senna Name Meaning

habitational name from Senna Comasco or Senna Lodigiana in Lombardy, possibly taking their names from an Etruscan personal name, Semna. possibly a topographic name for someone who lived by a cassia plant, senna, or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a herbalist. possibly from a feminine form of the male personal name Senno, a short form of a personal name formed with this suffix, such as Bonsenno.

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


Similar surnames: Penna, Menna, Senne, Sens, Sanna, Benn, Penne, Sella, Fenn, Denny

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Senna Family Origin

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Senna Family Occupations

What did your Senna ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Senna family was Keeping House. The most common Senna occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Senna's were Farmers. Farmer, Brass Finisher and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Senna.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Brass Finisher

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

Senna Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Senna Life Expectancy

What is the average Senna lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Senna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Senna in 1955 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Senna 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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