Seki Family History

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Seki Name Meaning

Japanese (variously written): topographic name meaning ‘barrier’, apparently taken from the many checkpoints set up throughout Japan by the Shogunate for the purpose of checking travelers’ passes. The surname occurs mostly in the Tokyo area and the Ryukyuan island of Amami.

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


Similar surnames: Saeki, Suko, Oki, Aoki, Aki, Saiki, Miki, Serr, Pei, Seck

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Seki Family Origin

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Seki Family Occupations

What did your Seki ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seki. 46% of Seki men worked as a Laborer and 72% of Seki women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seki were Bookkeeper and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Cook
    19%
  • Proprietor
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    72%
  • Servant
    29%

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

Seki Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 817 census records available for the last name Seki. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seki 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Seki. 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 245 military records available for the last name Seki. For the veterans among your Seki ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seki Life Expectancy

What is the average Seki lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Seki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Seki in 1949 was 36, and 83 in 2004.

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