Siefken Family History

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Siefken Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Siefert (see Siegfried).

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


Similar surnames: Siefker, Siefkes, Siefke, Wiemken, Sieben, Tieken, Tienken, Dieken

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Siefken Family Origin

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Siefken Family Occupations

What did your Siefken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Siefken. 22% of Siefken men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Siefken women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Siefken were Farming and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    7%
  • Grade Teacher
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Housework
    7%

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

Siefken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Siefken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Siefken 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 478 immigration records available for the last name Siefken. 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 486 military records available for the last name Siefken. For the veterans among your Siefken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Siefken Life Expectancy

What is the average Siefken lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Siefken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Siefken in 1948 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Siefken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Siefken 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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