Sergent Family History

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Sergent Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Sargent. Americanized form of the Polish Jewish ornamental name Sier?zant ‘sergeant’ (senior noncommissioned officer in the Polish infantry).

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


Similar surnames: Sargent, Surgent, Sergeant, Serene, Largent, Bergen, Sargeant, Seger

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Sergent Family Origin

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Sergent Family Occupations

What did your Sergent ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Carter On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sergent. A less common occupation for the Sergent family was Accountant. The most common Sergent occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Sergent's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Carter On Farm

    3%
  • Accountant

    2%

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

Sergent Historical Records

What Sergent family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sergent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sergent census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sergent

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sergent. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sergent. For the veterans among your Sergent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sergent Life Expectancy

What is the average Sergent lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sergent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sergent in 1945 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sergent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sergent 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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