Siff Family History

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Siff Name Meaning

Respelling of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), Zif, an ornamental name from Hebrew ziv ‘brilliance’, ‘charm’.

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

Similar surnames: Riff, Ziff, Shiff, Reiff, Liff, Kiff, Skiff, Swift, Taff, Sirk

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Siff Family Origin

Where is the Siff family from?

Siff Family Occupations

What did your Siff ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coastguard (Seaman RN) and Gas Stoker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Siff. The most common Siff occupation in the UK was Coastguard (Seaman RN). 50% of Siff's were Coastguard (Seaman RN)s.

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  • Coastguard (Seaman RN)

  • Gas Stoker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Siff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Siff Historical Records

What Siff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Siff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Siff 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 615 immigration records available for the last name Siff. 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 377 military records available for the last name Siff. For the veterans among your Siff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Siff Life Expectancy

What is the average Siff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Siff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Siff in 1963 was 75, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Siff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Siff 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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