Seil Family History

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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

What did your Seil ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Seil. 50% of Seil men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant

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

Seil Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Seil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seil 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 632 immigration records available for the last name Seil. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Seil. For the veterans among your Seil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seil Life Expectancy

What is the average Seil lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seil

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seil 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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