Sens Family History

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Sens Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places so called in Cher, Ille-et-Vilaine, and Saône-et-Loire, derived from an adjectival form of the Latin personal name Sancius, or Sens in Yonne, which takes its name from the Gaulish tribe of the Senones. French (Gascon): from a variant of the personal name Saint. North German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Vincens (see Vincent).

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


Similar surnames: Sans, Seng, Senne, Jens, Bens, Seno, Penso, Muns, Rens, Sem

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Sens Family Origin

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Sens Family Occupations

What did your Sens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bake Ctione and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sens. 25% of Sens men worked as a Bake Ctione and 80% of Sens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sens were Warehouse Foreman Wharfheavy Worker Tea Warehouse and Picture House Walessetta Attendant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bake Ctione
    25%
  • Labourer Dyer
    25%
  • Warehouse Foreman Wharfheavy Work Tea Warehouse
    25%
  • Warehouse Foreman Wharfheavy Worker Tea Warehouse
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Picture House Walessetta Attendant
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sens 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sens. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Sens. For the veterans among your Sens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sens Life Expectancy

What is the average Sens lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Sens in 1954 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

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