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Segur Name Meaning

English: altered form of Segar . French (southern; Ségur) and Catalan: habitational name from any of various places in the southern part of France and in Catalonia named with Occitan ségur Catalan segur ‘safe well-defended’. Compare Sigur . Spanish (Extremadura): nickname or metonymic occupational name from segur ‘small axe’.

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


Similar surnames: Segura, Sigur, Eger, Segui, Seguin, Deger, Seger, Segar, Sedor, Semar

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Where is the Segur family from?

You can see how Segur families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Segur family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Segur families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Segur families living in Louisiana. This was about 29% of all the recorded Segur's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Segur families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Segur surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Segur ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Segur. 24% of Segur men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Segur women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Segur were Sales Manager and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Sales Manager
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Teacher
    27%
  • Waitress
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Segur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Segur 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 291 immigration records available for the last name Segur. 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 883 military records available for the last name Segur. For the veterans among your Segur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Segur lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Segur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Segur in 1963 was 76, and 57 in 2004.

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