Sirl Family History

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Sirl 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: Siri, Sill, Sirk, Smirl, Sirls, Sigl, Sir, Gill, Kiel, Saul

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Sirl Family Origin

Where is the Sirl family from?

Sirl Family Occupations

What did your Sirl ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sirl occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 29% of Sirl's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Farm Carter and Farm Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sirl. A less common occupation for the Sirl family was Farmer.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Carter

  • Farm Lab

  • Farmer


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

Sirl Historical Records

What Sirl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sirl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sirl 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 183 immigration records available for the last name Sirl. 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 233 military records available for the last name Sirl. For the veterans among your Sirl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sirl Life Expectancy

What is the average Sirl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2000, in the United States, Sirl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Sirl in 1962 was 68, and 75 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sirl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sirl 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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