Siemens Family History

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Siemens Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Siem.

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

Similar surnames: Siemers, Stevens, Siebers, Sieben, Siemsen, Siems, Clemens, Pieters

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Siemens Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Siemens name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Siemens Family Origin

Where is the Siemens family from?

Siemens Family Occupations

What did your Siemens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Siemens family was Butcher. Farmer, Tailor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Siemens. The most common Siemens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Siemens's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Barber

  • Butcher


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

Siemens Historical Records

What Siemens family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Siemens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Siemens 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Siemens. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Siemens. For the veterans among your Siemens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Siemens Life Expectancy

What is the average Siemens lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Siemens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Siemens in 1962 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Siemens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Siemens 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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