Sievers Family History

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Sievers Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Siever.

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

Similar surnames: Sievert, Siemers, Siebers, Siever, Seegers, Seevers, Pieters, Beevers

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Sievers Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sievers name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sievers. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Sievers Family Origin

Where is the Sievers family from?

Sievers Family Occupations

What did your Sievers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sievers. A less common occupation for the Sievers family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Sievers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sievers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Sievers Historical Records

What Sievers family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Sievers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sievers 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Sievers. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Sievers. For the veterans among your Sievers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sievers Life Expectancy

What is the average Sievers lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sievers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sievers in 1949 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sievers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sievers 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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