Seil Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a rope maker, from Middle High German seil ‘rope’. From a short form of a Germanic personal name (Segilo) formed with sigi ‘victory’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Seid, Peil, Seif, Reil, Keil, Seel, Seim, Feil, Seal, Sell

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Seil Family Origin

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Seil Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Boot And Shoe Maker

    7%
  • Cegar Maker

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Seil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Seil's were Farmers. Farmer, Boot And Shoe Maker and Cegar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seil. A less common occupation for the Seil family was Keeping House.

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Seil Historical Records

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Seil Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Seil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Seil in 1957 was 51, and 93 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seil

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