Sebastian Family History

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Sebastian Name Meaning

German, Spanish (Sebastián), and southern French (Sébastian): from the personal name Sebastian, Latin Sebastianus. This was originally an ethnic name meaning ‘man from Sebastia’, a city in Pontus named from Greek sebastos ‘revered’ (the Greek equivalent of Augustus). This surname is also sometimes born by Jews, presumably as an adoption of the German surname.

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


Similar surnames: Sebastiano, Savasta, Bastian, Christian, Bostian, Bastion, Bastien

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Sebastian Family Origin

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Sebastian Family Occupations

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  • Barrister

    25%
  • Late Domestic Servant

    25%
  • Ship Carpenter

    25%
  • Superannuated Officer Of The London & St Kathe Docks C Y

    25%

In 1881, the most common Sebastian occupation in the UK was Barrister. 25% of Sebastian's were Barristers. Barrister, Late Domestic Servant and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sebastian. A less common occupation for the Sebastian family was Superannuated Officer Of The London & St Kathe Docks C Y.

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Sebastian Historical Records

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Sebastian Life Expectancy

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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