Sigler Family History

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Sigler Name Meaning

occupational name for a maker of seals and signet rings, or for an official keeper of a seal, from an agent derivative of Middle High German sigel ‘seal’. Possibly an Americanized form of Ziegler.

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


Similar surnames: Sieler, Segler, Simler, Sisler, Bigler, Sadler, Singler, Seidler

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Sigler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sigler name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    48%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Sigler Family Origin

Where is the Sigler family from?

Sigler Family Occupations

What did your Sigler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sigler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Sigler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sigler. A less common occupation for the Sigler family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Sigler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Sigler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sigler 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 Sigler. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Sigler. For the veterans among your Sigler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sigler Life Expectancy

What is the average Sigler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sigler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sigler in 1943 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sigler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sigler 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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