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Seright Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire): variant of Seawright . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

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

Similar surnames: Sebright, Searight, Leight, Height, Akright, Weight, Sergent, Reigh

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Where is the Seright family from?

You can see how Seright families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seright family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Seright families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Seright families living in Yorkshire. This was about 63% of all the recorded Seright's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Seright families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seright surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seright ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farming were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Seright. 45% of Seright men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Seright women worked as a Farming. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seright were Farming and Teacher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farming
  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Seright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seright census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 259 immigration records available for the last name Seright. 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 Cards

There are 435 military records available for the last name Seright. For the veterans among your Seright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seright lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Seright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Seright in 1963 was 67, and 75 in 2004.

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