Sinai Family History

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Sinai Name Meaning

Jewish: name bestowed with reference to Mount Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God (Exodus 20). It can be either ornamental name, or derived from the identical male personal name which in turn is derived from the name of the Mount. Muslim: this is also found as an Arabic personal name. In the Qur’an, Mount Sinai is mentioned as sayna’ and sinin.

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

Similar surnames: Sani, Sima, Mina, Sinisi, Sinay, Iwai, Bina, Santi, Siri, Siman

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Sinai Family Origin

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Sinai Family Occupations

What did your Sinai ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sinai family was Works In Cotton Mill. Merchant and Retired Hebrew Minister were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sinai. The most common Sinai occupation in the USA was Merchant. 33% of Sinai's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant

  • Retired Hebrew Minister

  • Works In Cotton Mill


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

Sinai Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sinai. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sinai 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 700 immigration records available for the last name Sinai. 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 939 military records available for the last name Sinai. For the veterans among your Sinai ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sinai Life Expectancy

What is the average Sinai lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sinai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sinai in 1963 was 73, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sinai 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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