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Sivley Family History

Sivley Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Sifferle (see Siverly).

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

36,102 Historical Documents with Sivley on Ancestry.com
3,808 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,322 Military Records
82 Immigration Records
3,057 Census and Voter Lists
27,833 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sivley Families

  • Number of Sivley families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sivley families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sivley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sivley census records

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Sivley Family Origin

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Sivley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sivley

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Sivley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sivley census records

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Sivley Civil War Service Records

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