Sisley Family History

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Sisley Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Sisley, Cecilie (Latin Caecilia, feminine form of the Roman family name Caecilius, originally a derivative of caecus ‘blind’). This was the name of a Roman virgin martyr of the 2nd or 3rd century, who came to be regarded as the patron saint of music.

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

Similar surnames: Sibley, Tilley, Disney, Tinsley, Iley, Cilley, Sisney, Sible, Risley

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Sisley Family Origin

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Sisley Family Occupations

What did your Sisley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sisley. The most common Sisley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Sisley's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Sisley family was Ship Carpenter.

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  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Dressmaker

  • Ship Carpenter


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

Sisley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Sisley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sisley 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 746 immigration records available for the last name Sisley. 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 Sisley. For the veterans among your Sisley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sisley Life Expectancy

What is the average Sisley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sisley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sisley in 1955 was 68, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sisley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sisley 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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