Sifft Family History

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Sifft Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Ifft, Tifft, Gift, Riff, Kieft, Siff, Kiff, Tefft, Tift, Liff

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Sifft Family Origin

Where is the Sifft family from?

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Sifft Family Occupations

What did your Sifft ancestors do for a living?

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

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Sifft Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 77 census records available for the last name Sifft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sifft 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Sifft. 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 27 military records available for the last name Sifft. For the veterans among your Sifft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sifft Life Expectancy

What is the average Sifft lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2003, in the United States, Sifft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sifft in 1979 was 65, and 81 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sifft 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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