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Siegfried Family History

Siegfried Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements sigi ‘victory’ + frithu ‘peace’. The surname was also adopted in the 19th century by a family of Ashkenazic Jews in the Polish village of Jodlowa. It is also found in France (Alsace).

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


Similar surnames: Gottfried, Siegel, Siegmund, Sieren, Landfried, Fried, Sieger

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Where is the Siegfried family from?

You can see how Siegfried families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Siegfried family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Siegfried families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Siegfried families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 78% of all the recorded Siegfried's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Siegfried families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Siegfried surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Siegfried ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Siegfried. 100% of Siegfried men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Siegfried. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Siegfried 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Siegfried. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Siegfried. For the veterans among your Siegfried ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Siegfried lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Siegfried life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Siegfried in 1940 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

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