Sivley Family History

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Sivley Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Sifferle (see Siverly).

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


Similar surnames: Cilley, Iley, Sisley, Siler, Sibley, Sigley, Smoley, Ginley, Tilley

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Sivley Family Origin

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Sivley Family Occupations

What did your Sivley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sivley. The most common Sivley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Sivley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sivley family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%

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

Sivley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sivley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sivley 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 Sivley

Passenger List

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

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Sivley Life Expectancy

What is the average Sivley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sivley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sivley in 1955 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sivley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sivley 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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