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Sides Family History

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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Where is the Sides family from?

You can see how Sides families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sides family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sides families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Sides families living in Ontario. This was about 47% of all the recorded Sides's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sides families in 1911.
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What did your Sides ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sides. 75% of Sides men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Sides women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sides were Farming 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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    75%
  • Farming
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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