Sistern Family History

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Sistern 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: Lister, Stern, Kister, Rister, Fister, Mister, Eister, Western, Stein

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Sistern Family Origin

Where is the Sistern family from?

Sistern Family Occupations

What did your Sistern ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sistern family was Retired Dressmaker. The most common Sistern occupation in the UK was Baker (Employs 2 Boys). 25% of Sistern's were Baker (Employs 2 Boys)s. Baker (Employs 2 Boys), Boot & Shoe Maker and Labourer On Railway were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sistern.

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  • Baker (Employs 2 Boys)

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Labourer On Railway

  • Retired Dressmaker


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

Sistern Historical Records

What Sistern family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 349 census records available for the last name Sistern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sistern census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sistern

Passenger List

There are 12 immigration records available for the last name Sistern. 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 50 military records available for the last name Sistern. For the veterans among your Sistern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sistern Life Expectancy

What is the average Sistern lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1997, in the United States, Sistern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sistern in 1970 was 70, and 75 in 1997.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sistern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sistern 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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