Sifford Family History

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Sifford Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Seiffert. The surname is found in the British Isles, where it could well be of German origin; alternatively, it may be a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Gifford, Swafford, Shuford, Lipford, Tufford, Kofford, Gafford

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Sifford Family Origin

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Sifford Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Sifford occupation in the UK was Labourer In Iron Works. 100% of Sifford's were Labourer In Iron Workss.

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  • Labourer In Iron Works


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Sifford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sifford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sifford 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 267 immigration records available for the last name Sifford. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sifford. For the veterans among your Sifford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sifford Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sifford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Sifford in 1943 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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