Cypher Family History

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Cypher Name Meaning

Fanciful Americanized spelling of German Seifer.

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


Similar surnames: Cyphers, Cyphert, Copher, Compher, Casher, Cather, Pysher, Custer

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Cypher Family Origin

Where is the Cypher family from?

Cypher Family Occupations

What did your Cypher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cypher family was Laborer. The most common Cypher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Cypher's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cypher.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Cypher Historical Records

What Cypher family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Cypher

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cypher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Cypher. For the veterans among your Cypher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cypher Life Expectancy

What is the average Cypher lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cypher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Cypher in 1949 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cypher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cypher 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.

Famous Cypher Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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