Sipley Family History

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Sipley 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: Ripley, Pilley, Ridley, Chipley, Sibley, Cilley, Willey, Tilley, Iley

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Sipley Family Origin

Where is the Sipley family from?

Sipley Family Occupations

What did your Sipley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sipley occupation in the UK was Labourer (Colliery). 100% of Sipley's were Labourer (Colliery)s.

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  • Labourer (Colliery)


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

Sipley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sipley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sipley 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 72 immigration records available for the last name Sipley. 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 182 military records available for the last name Sipley. For the veterans among your Sipley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sipley Life Expectancy

What is the average Sipley lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sipley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Sipley in 1964 was 74, and 11 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sipley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sipley 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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