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Seymour Family History

Seymour Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Saint-Maur-des-Fossées in Seine, northern France, or possibly from Saint-Maur-sur-Loire in Touraine. Both places are named from the dedication of the church there to St. Maur (see Moore 3).

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

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303,144 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
40,319 Military Records
29,759 Immigration Records
271,427 Census and Voter Lists
1,131,562 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Seymour Families

  • Number of Seymour families
     698 - 1,394
     233 - 697
     1 - 232
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Seymour families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Seymour Family Origin

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Seymour Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Seymour Emigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

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Seymour Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

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Military Service by Seymour

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