Siefkes Family History

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Siefkes 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: Siefken, Siefker, Siefke, Sieben, Wiemken, Steffes, Siever, Berkes

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Siefkes Family Origin

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Siefkes Family Occupations

What did your Siefkes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Attendant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Siefkes. 30% of Siefkes men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Siefkes women worked as an Attendant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Siefkes were Clergyman and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Farm Laborer
    20%
  • Accountant
    5%
  • Clergyman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Attendant
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    15%
  • Librarian
    15%
  • Maid
    15%

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

Siefkes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 864 census records available for the last name Siefkes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Siefkes 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 128 immigration records available for the last name Siefkes. 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 77 military records available for the last name Siefkes. For the veterans among your Siefkes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Siefkes Life Expectancy

What is the average Siefkes lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Siefkes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Siefkes in 1954 was 62, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Siefkes

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