Seiner Family History

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Seiner Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Middle High German seinen ‘to hesitate’, ‘to tarry’. North German: occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle Low German seine, segene ‘trawl net’.

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

Similar surnames: Seider, Zeiner, Seiler, Feiner, Segner, Senner, Reiner, Seifer

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Seiner Family Origin

Where is the Seiner family from?

Seiner Family Occupations

What did your Seiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brewer and Brush Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seiner. A less common occupation for the Seiner family was Carpenter. The most common Seiner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Seiner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brewer

  • Brush Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Seiner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seiner 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 367 immigration records available for the last name Seiner. 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 75,000 military records available for the last name Seiner. For the veterans among your Seiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seiner Life Expectancy

What is the average Seiner lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Seiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Seiner in 1951 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seiner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seiner 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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