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Seno Family History

Seno Name Meaning

Italian (mainly Veneto): from the personal name Senno which may have arisen independently from the vocabulary word senno in the ‘sense wise sensible’ or alternatively as a short form of Bonsenno. Catalan (also Senó): habitational name from any of the places called Seno or Senó. Japanese: written 妹尾 also pronounced Senoo. It is a habitational name from Senoo-mura in Bitchū (now part of Okayama prefecture). The characters mean ‘younger sister’ and ‘tail’ or ‘lower slope’ and are used phonetically. The name is pronounced Seo farther west in Japan. Filipino: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sano, Sebo, Sens, Zeno, Seng, Seto, Penso, Ueno, Senko, Kano

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Where is the Seno family from?

You can see how Seno families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seno family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Seno families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Seno families living in Wisconsin. This was about 47% of all the recorded Seno's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Seno families in 1880.
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What did your Seno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Seno. 41% of Seno men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Seno women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seno were Proprietor and Seamstress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Packer
  • Piece Worker
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Seno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seno 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 830 immigration records available for the last name Seno. 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 548 military records available for the last name Seno. For the veterans among your Seno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seno lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Seno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Seno in 1962 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

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