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Sens Surname Meaning

French: habitational name from any of the 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 Sans . North German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Vincens (see Vincent ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Sens family from?

You can see how Sens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sens family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sens families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 24 Sens families living in Lancashire. This was about 22% of all the recorded Sens's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Sens families in 1891.
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What did your Sens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sens. 100% of Sens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

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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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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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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