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Sergeant Family History

Sergeant Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Sargent . French: variant of Sergent .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sargeant, Sergent, Surgent, Neugent, Bergan, Streat, Newgent, Seratt

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Where is the Sergeant family from?

You can see how Sergeant families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sergeant family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sergeant families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 13 Sergeant families living in Ontario. This was about 34% of all the recorded Sergeant's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sergeant families in 1911.
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What did your Sergeant ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Sergeant. 53% of Sergeant men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Sergeant women worked as a Clerk. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Agent

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Sergeant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sergeant 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sergeant. 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 47,000 military records available for the last name Sergeant. For the veterans among your Sergeant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sergeant lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Sergeant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Sergeant in 1951 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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