Sikkema Family History

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Sikkema Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from the personal name element Sik, short form of any of the Germanic personal names containing the element sigi- ‘victory’.

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

Similar surnames: Sikkenga, Sikkink, Feikema, Harkema, Idema, Sima, Sietsema, Siem

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Sikkema Family Origin

Where is the Sikkema family from?

Sikkema Family Occupations

What did your Sikkema ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and L & F Insurance Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sikkema. The most common Sikkema occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Sikkema's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • L & F Insurance Agent


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

Sikkema Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sikkema. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sikkema census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sikkema

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sikkema. 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 Sikkema. For the veterans among your Sikkema ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sikkema Life Expectancy

What is the average Sikkema lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sikkema life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Sikkema in 1961 was 29, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sikkema

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sikkema 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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