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Sielaff Name Meaning

German: possibly from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements sigi ‘victory’ + wolf ‘wolf’.

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


Similar surnames: Wieland, Sieling, Self, Teaff, Iliff, Sieloff, Sheaff, Scaff, Steff

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Sielaff Family Origin

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Sielaff Family Occupations

What did your Sielaff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clerk and Dealer In Cigars were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sielaff. A less common occupation for the Sielaff family was Keep House. The most common Sielaff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Sielaff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Clerk

    7%
  • Dealer In Cigars

    7%
  • Keep House

    7%

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

Sielaff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sielaff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sielaff 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sielaff. 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 Sielaff. For the veterans among your Sielaff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sielaff Life Expectancy

What is the average Sielaff lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sielaff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Sielaff in 1960 was 57, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sielaff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sielaff 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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