Signs Family History

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Signs Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; possibly English (unexplained). Compare Sine.

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


Similar surnames: Biggs, Simas, Sirls, Sine, Riggs, Ligons, Tiggs, Diggs, Vigus, Wiggs

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Signs Family Origin

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Signs Family Occupations

What did your Signs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Signs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Signs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Signs family was Clothier. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Signs.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Clothier

    4%

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

Signs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Signs Life Expectancy

What is the average Signs lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Signs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Signs in 1954 was 21, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Signs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Signs 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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