Sifkin Family History

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Sifkin 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: Simkin, Rifkin, Sirkin, Siskin, Mirkin, Itkin, Salkin, Diskin, Sonkin

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Sifkin Family Origin

Where is the Sifkin family from?

Sifkin Family Occupations

What did your Sifkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Attorney and Relief were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sifkin. 50% of Sifkin men worked as an Attorney

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Attorney
    50%
  • Trucking
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Relief
    100%

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

Sifkin Historical Records

What Sifkin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 51 census records available for the last name Sifkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sifkin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sifkin

Passenger List

There are 18 immigration records available for the last name Sifkin. 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 2 military records available for the last name Sifkin. For the veterans among your Sifkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sifkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Sifkin lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sifkin 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sifkin

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