Sisler Family History

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Sisler Name Meaning

variant of Swiss German Zisler, an occupational name for a grower of chickpeas (from Late Latin cisser), or an obscene nickname from Middle High German zisel ‘penis’.

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

Similar surnames: Sieler, Risler, Tisler, Simler, Sigler, Gisler, Dimler, Spiller

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Sisler Family Origin

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Sisler Family Occupations

What did your Sisler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sisler. 20% of Sisler men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Sisler women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sisler were Farming and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Waitress
  • Clerk

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

Sisler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Sisler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sisler 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 649 immigration records available for the last name Sisler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Sisler. For the veterans among your Sisler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sisler Life Expectancy

What is the average Sisler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sisler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sisler in 1943 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sisler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sisler 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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