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Syfert Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German and Dutch Siefert or German Seifert .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Siefert, Kyer, Speer, Seyfert, Snyder, Dygert, Sybert, Syler, Seybert

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Where is the Syfert family from?

You can see how Syfert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Syfert family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Syfert families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Syfert families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Syfert's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Syfert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Syfert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Syfert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Syfert. 21% of Syfert men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Syfert women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Syfert were Carpenter and Bookkeeper. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Carpenter
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    43%
  • Maid
    29%
  • Bookkeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Syfert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Syfert 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 57 immigration records available for the last name Syfert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 371 military records available for the last name Syfert. For the veterans among your Syfert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Syfert lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Syfert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Syfert in 1955 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

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