Sides Family History

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Sides Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a slope, from Middle English side ‘slope’ (Old English side), or a habitational name from Syde in Gloucestershire, named with this word. This name is also established in Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Sales, Sires, Sidney, Vides, Sines, Sadek, Somes, Simes, Bies, Eide

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Sides Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sides name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sides. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Sides Family Origin

Where is the Sides family from?

Sides Family Occupations

What did your Sides ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sides occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Sides's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sides family was Waggonmaker. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Tel Operator were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sides.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Tel Operator

  • Waggonmaker


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

Sides Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Sides. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sides 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sides. 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 Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Sides. For the veterans among your Sides ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sides Life Expectancy

What is the average Sides lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Sides life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sides in 1942 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sides 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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