Siegel Family History

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Siegel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker of seals or signet rings, or for an official in charge of a seal, from Middle High German sigel ‘seal’. The Jewish name can also be ornamental. German: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of the various Germanic personal names formed with sigi ‘victory’ as the first element, for example Siegfried. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Segal.

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

Similar surnames: Ziegel, Segel, Spiegel, Riegel, Fiegel, Wiegel, Diegel, Boegel

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Siegel Family Origin

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Siegel Family Occupations

What did your Siegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chemist Industrial Rese and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Siegel. 6% of Siegel men worked as a Chemist Industrial Rese and 24% of Siegel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Siegel were Electro Welder and Counter Hand

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chemist Industrial Rese
  • Collector Furniture
  • Director Of Wine Importers
  • Electro Welder

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • (evacuee) Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • Canteen Worker
  • Counter Hand

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

Siegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Siegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Siegel 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 25,000 immigration records available for the last name Siegel. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Siegel. For the veterans among your Siegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Siegel Life Expectancy

What is the average Siegel lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Siegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Siegel in 1943 was 28, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Siegel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Siegel 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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