Seamster Family History

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Seamster Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who sewed for a living.

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

Similar surnames: Easter, Feemster, Bester, Sester, Feaster, Feamster, Slater, Amster

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Seamster Family Origin

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Seamster Family Occupations

What did your Seamster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Seamster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Seamster's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Seamster family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seamster.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Seamster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Seamster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seamster 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Seamster. 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 Card

There are 652 military records available for the last name Seamster. For the veterans among your Seamster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seamster Life Expectancy

What is the average Seamster lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Seamster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Seamster in 1954 was 67, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seamster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seamster 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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