Signer Family History

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Signer Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from Signau near Bern, Switzerland.

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

Similar surnames: Sinner, Siegner, Spigner, Wisner, Eigner, Segner, Wigner, Kinner

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Signer Family Origin

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Signer Family Occupations

What did your Signer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Confectioner (sugar Confectionary Manufacturer) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Signer. 17% of Signer men worked as a Confectioner (sugar Confectionary Manufacturer) and 84% of Signer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Signer were Restaurant Chef and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Confectioner (sugar Confectionary Manufacturer)
  • Furniture Remover
  • Grocer provision Merch
  • Restaurant Chef

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant

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

Signer Historical Records

What Signer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Signer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Signer 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 750 immigration records available for the last name Signer. 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 Signer. For the veterans among your Signer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Signer Life Expectancy

What is the average Signer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Signer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Signer in 1964 was 77, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Signer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Signer 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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