Seehafer Family History

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Seehafer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived close to a stand of lakeside grasses, such as marram, from Middle High German se ‘lake’ + haver ‘oats’, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who collected them.

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


Similar surnames: Seher, Seeber, Schaefer, Hafer, Schaffer, Schauer, Soehner, Schader

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Seehafer Family Origin

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Seehafer Family Occupations

What did your Seehafer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seehafer. 28% of Seehafer men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Labor
    20%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%

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

Seehafer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Seehafer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seehafer 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 118 immigration records available for the last name Seehafer. 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 310 military records available for the last name Seehafer. For the veterans among your Seehafer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seehafer Life Expectancy

What is the average Seehafer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Seehafer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Seehafer in 1957 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seehafer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seehafer 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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