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Seneca Name Meaning

Italian (chiefly Naples): from the ancient Roman family name Seneca.

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


Similar surnames: Senick, Enea, Senecal, Senese, Serena, Siena, Benes, Renew, Penza

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Seneca Family Origin

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Seneca Family Occupations

What did your Seneca ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Canning

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Seneca occupation in the USA was Canning. 14% of Seneca's were Cannings. Canning, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seneca. A less common occupation for the Seneca family was Laborer.

Source: Census data for Seneca | Data not to scale

Seneca Historical Records

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Seneca Life Expectancy

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Famous Seneca Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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