Sights Family History

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Sights 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: Light, Hight, Knights, Wight, Might, Lighty, Kight, Wrights, Knight

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Sights Family Origin

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Sights Family Occupations

What did your Sights ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sights occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Sights's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sights. A less common occupation for the Sights family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Sights Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sights. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sights 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 Sights

Passenger List

There are 53 immigration records available for the last name Sights. 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 Sights. For the veterans among your Sights ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sights Life Expectancy

What is the average Sights lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sights life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sights in 1963 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sights

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sights 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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