Sifford Family History

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Sifford Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Seiffert. The surname is found in the British Isles, where it could well be of German origin; alternatively, it may be a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Gifford, Swafford, Shuford, Lipford, Tufford, Kofford, Gafford

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Sifford Family Origin

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Sifford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Works On Farm

    8%
  • Farms

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Sifford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Sifford's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sifford. A less common occupation for the Sifford family was Farms.

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Sifford Historical Records

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Sifford Life Expectancy

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