Senior Family History
Senior Name Meaning
English (mainly Yorkshire): nickname for a peasant who gave himself airs and graces, from Anglo-Norman French segneur ‘lord’ (Latin senior ‘elder’). English and Dutch: distinguishing nickname for the elder of two bearers of the same personal name (for example, a father and son or two brothers), from Latin senior ‘elder’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press