Sigman Family History

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Sigman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Siegman. Possibly an altered form of German Siegmann.

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


Similar surnames: Siegman, Zigman, Siman, Sigmon, Kilman, Birman, Lipman, Sitzman

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Sigman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sigman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sigman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • European Jewish

    12%

  • Germanic Europe

    9%

  • Norway

    4%

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Sigman Family Origin

Where is the Sigman family from?

Sigman Family Occupations

What did your Sigman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sigman family was Scholar. Cultivateur, Brick Layer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sigman. The most common Sigman occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 19% of Sigman's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    19%
  • Brick Layer

    13%
  • Farm Labourer

    13%
  • Scholar

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sigman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sigman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Sigman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sigman 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 Sigman. 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 Sigman. For the veterans among your Sigman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sigman Life Expectancy

What is the average Sigman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Sigman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sigman in 1942 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sigman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sigman 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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