Seher Family History

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Seher Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived by a lake, from a derivative of Middle High German se ‘lake’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a visionary, from German Seher ‘seer’.

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


Similar surnames: Scher, Ascher, Schwer, Speer, Neher, Feher, Seyer, Steer, Eder

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Seher Family Origin

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Seher Family Occupations

What did your Seher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seher. 22% of Seher men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Seher women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seher were Janitor and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Painter
    16%
  • Metal Finisher
    11%
  • Janitor
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Student
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Bookkeeper
    23%

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

Seher Historical Records

What Seher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Seher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seher 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 510 immigration records available for the last name Seher. 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 Seher. For the veterans among your Seher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seher Life Expectancy

What is the average Seher lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Seher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Seher in 1963 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seher 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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