Sidwell Family History

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Sidwell Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. It appears to be a habitational name from an unidentified place with a second element from Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, but on the other hand early forms are found without prepositions. It may be a phrasal nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Kidwell, Bidwell, Tidwell, Hipwell, Birdwell, Oswell, Rodwell

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Sidwell Family Origin

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Sidwell Family Occupations

What did your Sidwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Book Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sidwell. 40% of Sidwell men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Sidwell women worked as a Book Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sidwell were Clerk and Stock Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Book Keeper
    25%
  • Office Clerk
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Stock Keeper
    25%

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

Sidwell Historical Records

What Sidwell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Sidwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sidwell 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 Sidwell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Sidwell. For the veterans among your Sidwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sidwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Sidwell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sidwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sidwell in 1954 was 66, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sidwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sidwell 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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