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Seda Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic) and Catalan: metonymic occupational name for a silk merchant, from seda ‘silk’. Portuguese: habitational name from a place so called in the Portuguese region of Alentejo. Czech (Šeda): nickname from the adjective šedý ‘gray(-haired)’. Polish (Seda): from Seda, a pet form of the Polish personal names Sedzimir, composed of the elements sadzic ‘to judge’ + mir ‘peace’, or Sedziwoj, from sadzic ‘to judge’ + woj ‘warrior’.

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

Similar surnames: Sada, Seta, Serda, Sera, Reda, Sava, Sens, Ueda, Meda, Vida

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Seda Family Origin

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Seda Family Occupations

What did your Seda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Jornalero and Costurera were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seda. 20% of Seda men worked as a Jornalero and 19% of Seda women worked as a Costurera. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seda were Laborer and Cocinera

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Jornalero
  • Labrador
  • Farmer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Costurera
  • Seamstress
  • Lavandera
  • Cocinera

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Seda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Seda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seda 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Seda. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Seda. For the veterans among your Seda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seda Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Seda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Seda in 1943 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

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