Seidler Family History

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Seidler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a silk weaver, from an agent derivative of Middle High German side, German Seide ‘silk’.

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


Similar surnames: Seider, Seiler, Zeidler, Tendler, Heidler, Seiner, Reider, Sadler

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Seidler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Seidler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Seidler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    28%

  • Germanic Europe

    20%

  • European Jewish

    15%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    12%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    7%

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Seidler Family Origin

Where is the Seidler family from?

Seidler Family Occupations

What did your Seidler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seidler. A less common occupation for the Seidler family was Keeping House. The most common Seidler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Seidler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Seidler Historical Records

What Seidler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Seidler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seidler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Seidler. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Seidler. For the veterans among your Seidler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seidler Life Expectancy

What is the average Seidler lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Seidler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Seidler in 1947 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seidler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seidler 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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