Seidel Family History

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Seidel Name Meaning

South German: from the medieval name Sidel, a pet form of Sifrit (see Siegfried). Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name from German Seidel ‘beer mug’, ‘pint’.

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


Similar surnames: Seider, Seibel, Reidel, Seiden, Heidel, Seidl, Seide, Keitel, Sidel

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Seidel Family Origin

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Seidel Family Occupations

What did your Seidel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Tailor (master) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Seidel. 15% of Seidel men worked as a Tailor (master) and 27% of Seidel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seidel were Carpenter and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Tailor (master)
    15%
  • Book Bender Chauffeur corn Merchant
    8%
  • Bookbinder Refugee
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    27%
  • Private Means
    11%
  • Artist
    6%
  • Domestic
    6%

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

Seidel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Seidel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seidel 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Seidel. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Seidel. For the veterans among your Seidel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seidel Life Expectancy

What is the average Seidel lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Seidel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Seidel in 1944 was 71, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seidel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seidel 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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