Amanda Seyfried

by ethnic on January 5, 2010

Birth Name: Amanda Michelle Seyfried

Place of Birth: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 3, 1985

Ethnicity: German, with smaller amounts of Swiss-German, Welsh, Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and English

Amanda Seyfried is an American actress, singer, and model. She is known for her roles in the films Mean Girls, Nine Lives, and Jennifer’s Body, among many others.

Amanda’s father is of mostly German descent, and also has a little Swiss-German and English ancestry. Amanda’s mother has German, as well as some Scottish, Welsh, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), ancestry. She has ancestors from Hesse and Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Amanda is married to actor Thomas Sadoski, with whom she has a daughter.

Amanda’s paternal grandfather was Richard R. Seyfried (the son of Robert Ambrose Seyfried, Jr. and Irene M. Glasser). Robert was the son of Robert Ambrose Seyfried and Gertrude A. Frey. Irene was the daughter of Henry/Harry David Glasser and Sarah E. Long.

Amanda’s paternal grandmother is Barbara Ebert (the daughter of Luther Stephen Ebert and Arlene B. Allender). Luther was the son of Harry Charles Ebert and Clara May Eck. Arlene was the daughter of Francis J. Allender and Carrie Florence May Breisch.

Amanda’s maternal grandfather was Guifford Henrice Sander, Sr. (the son of Clarence Howard Sander and Helen Lydia Goodwin). Clarence was the son of Carl/Charles August Sander, who was German, from Sachsen-Anhalt, and of Rebecca Jane Titzel. Helen was the daughter of Adam M. Goodwin, who was born in Maryland, to Scottish parents, and of Annie C. Friesel.

Amanda’s maternal grandmother is Janet Williams (the daughter of David Hopkins Williams, Jr. and Jennie Hensinger Allebach). David was the son of John Barber Williams and Emma C. Hopkins. Jennie was the daughter of Harvey J. Allebach and Kata Otilla Hensinger.

Sources: Genealogies of Amanda Seyfried –

Genealogies of Amanda’s paternal great-grandparents, Robert Ambrose Seyfried, Jr. and Irene M. (Glasser) Seyfried –

Genealogy of Amanda’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Ebert –

Genealogy of Amanda’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Ebert (focusing on her own father’s side) –

Death records of Amanda’s paternal great-grandparents, Luther Stephen Ebert and Arlene B. Allender –

Genealogy of Amanda’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Carrie Florence May Breisch (focusing on her own father’s side) –

Obituary of Amanda’s maternal grandfather, Guifford Henrice Sander, Sr. –

Genealogy of Amanda’s maternal great-grandfather, Clarence Howard Sander (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Genealogy of Amanda’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Rebecca Jane (Titzel) Sander –

Amanda’s maternal great-grandmother, Helen Lydia Goodwin, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

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andrew January 31, 2018 at 2:19 pm

death records of Amanda’s paternal great-grandparents. Luther S. Ebert and Arlene B. Allender-

genealogy of Amanda’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Rebecca Jane Titzel –

andrew November 12, 2016 at 6:05 pm
xoxo October 29, 2015 at 6:31 am

She would be pretty if she had different eyes. She looks like an alien.

MissyG September 17, 2015 at 7:47 pm

I thought she had an asian side to her???? Guess not.

Capricious October 10, 2015 at 11:42 pm

Lol those bulgy eyes are Asian to you?

crunty March 3, 2016 at 12:17 pm

It is called eye make-up, you wazzock.

cwm85 September 17, 2015 at 1:47 pm

Thought she would have had some Swedish on there too.

NextHlywdartistpredictedbypastor June 7, 2015 at 6:28 pm

Isn’t she Russian also?, I thought she was Russian, she looks really Russian to me!

lelo4 September 3, 2015 at 2:12 pm

yes, she does.

M May 31, 2015 at 8:53 am

Don’t see what’s the big deal with her, I think she’s ugly. Her eyes are weird looking.

Freerk May 10, 2015 at 4:18 pm

On this picture. she looks just like my niece. Nice.


gswartziii July 31, 2014 at 11:23 am

After this page information. I used my history to bring the two lines together, Ancestry works….. I tracked her back to me being a 3rd cousin to her Grandmother (Barbra) , Amanda Allender was her great grandmother. Awesome !

Genealogy of Amanda’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Ebert –

ethnic August 2, 2014 at 9:21 am

Congrats you must be happed

nmottram1990 November 10, 2013 at 12:06 pm

totally agree she looks very English/German with the blonde her and blue eyes

andrew September 9, 2013 at 3:47 pm

I think you’re not a Jap but just a troll lol

ethnic September 9, 2013 at 3:08 am

um OK….

fuzzybear44 September 9, 2013 at 5:24 am


Well imagine that

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