Seaver Family History

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Seaver Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Sefare, a continuation of an unattested Old English female name, S?faru, composed of the elements s? ‘sea’ + faru ‘journey’. This name has also been established in Ireland since the early 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Seager, Weaver, Beaver, Seaberg, Sever, Seader, Haver, Seeger, Server

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Seaver Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Seaver name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Seaver. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    51%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Norway

    3%

  • France

    3%

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Seaver Family Origin

Where is the Seaver family from?

Seaver Family Occupations

What did your Seaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Seaver family was Job Master. The most common Seaver occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 14% of Seaver's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Cotton Weaver and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seaver.

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  • Annuitant

    14%
  • Cotton Weaver

    14%
  • Gardener

    14%
  • Job Master

    14%

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

Seaver Historical Records

What Seaver family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Seaver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seaver 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Seaver. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Seaver. For the veterans among your Seaver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seaver Life Expectancy

What is the average Seaver lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Seaver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Seaver in 1945 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seaver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seaver 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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