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Sias Family History

Sias Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Sears. The name was already well established both in New England and in MD by the mid 18th century. It is believed to have been brought to NH in or before 1677. Spanish (Sías): unexplained. In Spain this name occurs chiefly in Extremadura.

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


Similar surnames: Sas, Bias, Sia, Silas, Shan, Simas, Lias, Dias, Ribas, Slay

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Where is the Sias family from?

You can see how Sias families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sias family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Sias families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 15 Sias families living in Vermont. This was about 42% of all the recorded Sias's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Sias families in 1840.
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What did your Sias ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sias. 38% of Sias men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Sias women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sias were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sias. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sias census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 803 immigration records available for the last name Sias. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sias. For the veterans among your Sias ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sias lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Sias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Sias in 1942 was 30, and 71 in 2004.

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