Sightler Family History

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Sightler Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Seitler, perhaps a variant of Seiter ‘cobbler’. Compare Seiter, Sauter.

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

Similar surnames: Lightle, Lighter, Sigler, Rightmyer, Shuler, Sitler, Lightner

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Sightler Family Origin

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Sightler Family Occupations

What did your Sightler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sightler. 14% of Sightler men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Sightler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sightler were Carpenter and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Operator
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Laundress
  • Nurse

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

Sightler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 868 census records available for the last name Sightler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sightler 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Sightler. 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 240 military records available for the last name Sightler. For the veterans among your Sightler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sightler Life Expectancy

What is the average Sightler lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sightler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sightler in 1958 was 37, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sightler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sightler 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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