Senter Family History

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Senter Name Meaning

English: occupational name, from Old French saintier ‘bell-founder’. English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of belts and girdles, from Middle English ceinture, ceintere ‘girdle’.

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

Similar surnames: Center, Setter, Jenner, Sester, Senner, Denyer, Santer, Benner, Suter

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Senter Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Senter name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Senter. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Senter Family Origin

Where is the Senter family from?

Senter Family Occupations

What did your Senter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Fisherman and Groom were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Senter. A less common occupation for the Senter family was Crofter Of 1?? Acres. Ar.. The most common Senter occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 23% of Senter's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Fisherman

  • Groom

  • Crofter Of 1?? Acres. Ar.


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

Senter Historical Records

What Senter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Senter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Senter 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 Senter. 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 Senter. For the veterans among your Senter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Senter Life Expectancy

What is the average Senter lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Senter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Senter in 1946 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Senter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Senter 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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