Sergent Family History

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Sergent Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Sargent. Americanized form of the Polish Jewish ornamental name Sier?zant ‘sergeant’ (senior noncommissioned officer in the Polish infantry).

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


Similar surnames: Sargent, Surgent, Sergeant, Serene, Largent, Bergen, Sargeant, Seger

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Sergent Family Origin

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Sergent Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sergent. A less common occupation for the Sergent family was Carpenter. The most common Sergent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Sergent's were Farmers.

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Sergent Historical Records

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Sergent Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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