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Sera Family History

Sera Name Meaning

Catalan: most probably a mispelling of Catalan Serra. Italian: from a short form of a personal name with this ending, such as Baldisera, B(u)onasera. Hungarian: unexplained. Japanese: written with characters meaning either ‘good’ and ‘world’ or ‘west’ and ‘silk gauze’. This name is not common in Japan and may be Ryukyuan in origin.

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


Similar surnames: Seta, Bera, Serra, Seda, Gera, Iseri, Pera, Serda, Sara, Shera

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Where is the Sera family from?

You can see how Sera families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sera family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sera families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Sera family living in Vermont. This was 100% of all the recorded Sera's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Sera families in 1840.
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What did your Sera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sera. 34% of Sera men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Sera women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sera were Carpenter and Sema On Mana Tronsera.

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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
    34%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    60%
  • Sema On Mana Tronsera
    40%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sera. 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 594 military records available for the last name Sera. For the veterans among your Sera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sera lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sera in 1962 was 76, and 78 in 2004.

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