Semans Family History

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Semans Name Meaning

variant of Seman in any of its senses, with excrescent or patronymic -s. Americanized spelling of German Siemens.

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

Similar surnames: Clemans, Beman, Seman, Bevans, Skeans, Seaman, Kerans, Sens, Iseman

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Semans Family Origin

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Semans Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Semans occupation in the UK was Laborer (Ag). 100% of Semans's were Laborer (Ag)s.

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  • Laborer (Ag)


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Semans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Semans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Semans 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Semans. 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 528 military records available for the last name Semans. For the veterans among your Semans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Semans Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Semans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Semans in 1960 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Semans 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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