Seed Family History

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Seed Name Meaning

from Middle English sede ‘seed’; a metonymic occupational name for a gardener or husbandman, or a nickname for a small person. from a late Old English personal name, Sida, a post-Conquest short form of compound names formed with sidu ‘custom’, ‘manner’; ‘morality’, ‘purity’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Seid, Seek, Peed, Beed, Sneed, See, Weed, Leed, Seel, Speed

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Seed Family Origin

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Seed Family Occupations

What did your Seed ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Seed. 13% of Seed men worked as a General Labourer and 65% of Seed women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seed were Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Seed Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Seed. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seed 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Seed. 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 Seed. For the veterans among your Seed ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seed Life Expectancy

What is the average Seed lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Seed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Seed in 1961 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seed 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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