Seaman Family History

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Seaman Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): from a medieval continuation of the Old English personal name S?mann, composed of the elements s? ‘sea’ + mann ‘man’. English: occupational name for a sailor. Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Seemann.

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


Similar surnames: Selman, Leaman, Seeman, Kelman, Derman, German, Edman, Seman, Perman

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Seaman Family Origin

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Seaman Family Occupations

What did your Seaman ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Seaman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Seaman family was Carpenter. The most common Seaman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Seaman's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seaman.

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Seaman Historical Records

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Seaman Life Expectancy

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