Seith Family History

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Seith Name Meaning

German: from a pet form (Sito) of a Germanic personal name, for instance Sigbert, formed with Sigi ‘victory’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Seid, Seitz, Reith, Leite, Weith, Neitz, Weich, Kerth, Keitz, Keith

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Seith Family Origin

Where is the Seith family from?

Seith Family Occupations

What did your Seith ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Seith family was Railway Porter. The most common Seith occupation in the UK was Grocer. 17% of Seith's were Grocers. Grocer, Labourer and Linen Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seith.

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  • Grocer

  • Labourer

  • Linen Weaver

  • Railway Porter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Seith ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Seith Historical Records

What Seith family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Seith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seith 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 681 immigration records available for the last name Seith. 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 Seith. For the veterans among your Seith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seith Life Expectancy

What is the average Seith lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Seith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Seith in 1957 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seith

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seith 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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