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Seemann Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a lake from Middle High German + man ‘man’. German: occupational name in the north from Middle Low German sēman ‘sailor’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German See ‘lake’ + Mann ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Bermann, Rehmann, Heumann, Stegmann, Selman, Lehmann, Ehmann, Redmann

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Where is the Seemann family from?

You can see how Seemann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seemann family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Seemann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1881 there were 4 Seemann families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Seemann's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Seemann families in 1881.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seemann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seemann ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Not Previously Employed In Engl was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Seemann. 100% of Seemann men worked as a Not Previously Employed In Engl. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Not Previously Employed In Engl
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Seemann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seemann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Seemann. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Seemann lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Seemann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Seemann in 1960 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

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