Sighe Family History

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Sighe 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: Tighe, Sigle, Light, High, Sage, Sidhu, Singh, Slight, Single, Figge

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Sighe Family Origin

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Sighe Family Occupations

What did your Sighe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dock Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sighe. 17% of Sighe men worked as a Dock Labourer and 69% of Sighe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sighe were Dock Worker ( Checker ) and Secretary Ot General Manager

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dock Labourer
    17%
  • Dock Labourer Compena
    9%
  • Dock Labourer Heavy Work
    9%
  • Dock Worker ( Checker )
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Blouse Machinist
    7%
  • Independent Cleaus
    7%
  • Secretary Ot General Manager
    7%

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

Sighe Historical Records

What Sighe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 399 census records available for the last name Sighe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sighe 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 Sighe

Passenger List

There are 148 immigration records available for the last name Sighe. 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 39 military records available for the last name Sighe. For the veterans among your Sighe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sighe Life Expectancy

What is the average Sighe lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sighe 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 Sighe

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