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Seader Family History

Seader Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a farm laborer, from Middle English sedere ‘sower’ (agent derivative of sed ‘seed’).

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


Similar surnames: Leader, Reader, Seider, Spader, Meader, Seager, Sadler, Seaver, Lader

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Where is the Seader family from?

You can see how Seader families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seader family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Seader families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Seader families living in Ontario. This was about 78% of all the recorded Seader's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Seader families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seader surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seader ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seader. 21% of Seader men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Seader women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seader were Farming and Housewife.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farming
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Typest
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
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What Seader family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Seader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seader 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 276 immigration records available for the last name Seader. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 239 military records available for the last name Seader. For the veterans among your Seader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seader lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Seader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Seader in 1962 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

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