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Seivers Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Sievers .

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


Similar surnames: Sivers, Seevers, Seavers, Seiders, Seiver, Severs, Shivers, Weiers

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Where is the Seivers family from?

You can see how Seivers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seivers family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Seivers families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Seivers family living in Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Seivers's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Seivers families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seivers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seivers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Seivers. 25% of Seivers men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Seivers women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seivers were Farming and Stenographer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Manager
    8%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Seivers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seivers 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 226 immigration records available for the last name Seivers. 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 Cards

There are 398 military records available for the last name Seivers. For the veterans among your Seivers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seivers lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Seivers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Seivers in 1958 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

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