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Siem Family History

Siem Surname Meaning

North German: from a short form of the ancient Germanic personal name Siegmar (see Siemer ). North German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Simon . Norwegian: variant of Seim .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sieg, Sien, Sem, Simm, Diem, Sieb, Sim, Lien, Swem, Lier

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Where is the Siem family from?

You can see how Siem families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Siem family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Siem families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Siem families living in Minnesota. This was about 31% of all the recorded Siem's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Siem families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Siem surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Siem ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Siem. 25% of Siem men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Siem women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Siem were Salesman and Office Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
  • Office Clerk
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Siem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Siem census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 741 immigration records available for the last name Siem. 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 Cards

There are 425 military records available for the last name Siem. For the veterans among your Siem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Siem lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Siem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Siem in 1962 was 79, and 83 in 2004.

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