Senegal Family History

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Senegal Name Meaning

French (Sénégal): variant of Sénécal (see Senecal).

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

Similar surnames: Sinegal, Senecal, Senechal, Renegar, Siegal, Senesac, Henegar, Spegal

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Senegal Family Origin

Where is the Senegal family from?

Senegal Family Occupations

What did your Senegal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Senegal occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Senegal's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Senegal. A less common occupation for the Senegal family was Caulker.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason

  • Caulker


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

Senegal Historical Records

What Senegal family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Senegal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Senegal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Senegal

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Senegal. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Senegal. For the veterans among your Senegal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Senegal Life Expectancy

What is the average Senegal lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Senegal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Senegal in 1944 was 19, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Senegal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Senegal 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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