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Senor Name Meaning

Spanish (Señor): nickname from the title señor ‘mister’.

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


Similar surnames: Senior, Menor, Seno, Santor, Zenon, Semo, Sendra, Senay, Sego, Menon

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Where is the Senor family from?

You can see how Senor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Senor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Senor families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Senor families living in Alberta. This was about 33% of all the recorded Senor's in Canada. Alberta and 2 other provinces had the highest population of Senor families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Senor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Senor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Senor. 30% of Senor men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Senor women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Senor were Short Order Cook and Teacher.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Salesman
    21%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Short Order Cook
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    25%
  • Dress Operator
    25%
  • Cook
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
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What Senor family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Senor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Senor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 534 immigration records available for the last name Senor. 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 Cards

There are 880 military records available for the last name Senor. For the veterans among your Senor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Senor lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Senor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Senor in 1962 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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