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Seewald Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so called in Bavaria, from Middle High German se ‘lake’ + wald ‘forest’. German: from the German personal name Siegbald, composed of the Germanic elements sigi ‘victory’ + bald ‘bold’, ‘courageous’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German See ‘lake’ + Wald ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Berwald, Sebald, Ostwald, Wald, Ewald, Dewald, Hegewald, Seward

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Seewald Family Origin

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Seewald Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Brewer and Filer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seewald. A less common occupation for the Seewald family was Jeweler. The most common Seewald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Seewald's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Brewer

    8%
  • Filer

    8%
  • Jeweler

    8%

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Seewald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seewald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seewald 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Seewald. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Seewald. For the veterans among your Seewald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seewald Life Expectancy

What is the average Seewald lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Seewald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Seewald in 1954 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seewald 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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