Senf Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German sen(e)f ‘mustard’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in or producer of mustard or a nickname for someone with a fiery temper.

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


Similar surnames: Seif, Senn, Seng, Helf, Senft, Senk, Hanf, Zepf, Senne, Sang

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Senf Family Origin

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Senf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Brewer

    9%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Bar Keeper

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Brewer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Senf. The most common Senf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Senf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Senf family was Bar Keeper.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Senf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Senf in 1962 was 72, and 94 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Senf

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