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Sieler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a harness maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German sil ‘harness for draught animals’.

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


Similar surnames: Sigler, Sieber, Siedler, Spieler, Sisler, Simler, Bieler, Wieler

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Where is the Sieler family from?

You can see how Sieler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sieler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sieler families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Sieler family living in Kentucky. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sieler's in the USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Sieler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sieler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sieler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sieler. 34% of Sieler men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Sieler women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sieler were Salesman and Clerk.

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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

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    31%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Clerk
    14%
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What Sieler family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sieler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sieler 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 742 immigration records available for the last name Sieler. 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 799 military records available for the last name Sieler. For the veterans among your Sieler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sieler lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sieler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sieler in 1958 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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