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Sievewright Name Meaning

from Middle English and Older Scots sive ‘sieve’ + wright wricht ‘wright’ for someone who made sieves.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Seawright, Seabright, Wheelwright, Sievert, Housewright, Himelright

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Where is the Sievewright family from?

You can see how Sievewright families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sievewright family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sievewright families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 13 Sievewright families living in Yorkshire. This was about 45% of all the recorded Sievewright's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Sievewright families in 1891.
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What did your Sievewright ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sievewright. 100% of Sievewright women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sievewright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sievewright 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 553 immigration records available for the last name Sievewright. 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 184 military records available for the last name Sievewright. For the veterans among your Sievewright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sievewright lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Sievewright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sievewright in 1963 was 76, and 79 in 2001.

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