Sickles Family History

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Sickles Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Sickel (compare Sickels).

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

Similar surnames: Sickler, Rickles, Nickles, Pickler, Mickle, Dickes, Tickle, Hickle

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Sickles Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sickles name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Italy


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Sickles Family Origin

Where is the Sickles family from?

Sickles Family Occupations

What did your Sickles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sickles. The most common Sickles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Sickles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sickles family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Sickles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Sickles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sickles 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sickles. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Sickles. For the veterans among your Sickles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sickles Life Expectancy

What is the average Sickles lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sickles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sickles in 1943 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sickles 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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