Sivertsen Family History

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Sivertsen Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Sivert. In Norwegian and Danish the name is from Sigvard, a form of Old Norse Sigurðr, from sigr ‘victory’ + varðr ‘guardian’; in Dutch it may have been an equivalent of Siegfried.

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


Similar surnames: Iversen, Iverson, Syvertsen, Eilertsen, Sieren, Svendsen, Sivert

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Sivertsen Family Origin

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Sivertsen Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sivertsen family was Keeping House. Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sivertsen. The most common Sivertsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sivertsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Harness Maker

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%

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Sivertsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sivertsen Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sivertsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sivertsen in 1948 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

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