Semmes Family History

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Semmes Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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


Similar surnames: Summey, Semper, Reames, Nemes, Emme, Simoes, Summer, Remme, Simms

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Semmes Family Origin

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Semmes Family Occupations

What did your Semmes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Semmes. The most common Semmes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Semmes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Semmes family was Physician.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farm Laborer

    19%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Physician

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Semmes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Semmes Life Expectancy

What is the average Semmes lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Semmes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Semmes in 1961 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Semmes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Semmes 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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