Sidley Family History

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Sidley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Sidley Green in Bexley Hill, Sussex.

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

Similar surnames: Sidney, Gidley, Ridley, Sibley, Sisley, Shipley, Sutley, Tilley

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Sidley Family Origin

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Sidley Family Occupations

What did your Sidley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sidley. 75% of Sidley men worked as a General Labourer and 93% of Sidley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sidley were Fish Fryer and Potters Attendant Batter Out Mould Runner Heavy Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Fish Fryer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • School Teacher (elm)
  • Potters Attendant Batter Out Mould Runner Heavy Worker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sidley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sidley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sidley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sidley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 777 military records available for the last name Sidley. For the veterans among your Sidley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sidley Life Expectancy

What is the average Sidley lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sidley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sidley in 1954 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sidley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sidley 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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