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Sens Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places so called in Cher, Ille-et-Vilaine, and Saône-et-Loire, derived from an adjectival form of the Latin personal name Sancius, or Sens in Yonne, which takes its name from the Gaulish tribe of the Senones. French (Gascon): from a variant of the personal name Saint. North German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Vincens (see Vincent).

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


Similar surnames: Sans, Seng, Senne, Jens, Bens, Seno, Penso, Muns, Rens, Sem

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Sens Family Origin

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Sens Family Occupations

What did your Sens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sens family was Servant. The most common Sens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sens's were Farmers. Farmer, Dray Driver and Jeweler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sens.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Dray Driver

    7%
  • Jeweler

    7%
  • Servant

    7%

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Sens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sens 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sens. 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 Sens. For the veterans among your Sens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sens Life Expectancy

What is the average Sens lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Sens in 1954 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sens 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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