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Da Silva Name Meaning

Portuguese (Da Silva): topographic name for someone who lived by a wood, from Latin silva ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: De Silva, Davila, Silva, La Sala, Silvas, La Spina, Salva, Da Villa

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Da Silva Family Origin

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Da Silva Family Occupations

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  • Fancy Trade Warehouseman

    33%
  • General Dealer

    33%
  • Secretary For The Portuguse Goverment

    33%

In 1881, Fancy Trade Warehouseman and General Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Da Silva. The most common Da Silva occupation in the UK was Fancy Trade Warehouseman. 33% of Da Silva's were Fancy Trade Warehousemans. A less common occupation for the Da Silva family was Secretary For The Portuguse Goverment.

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Da Silva Historical Records

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Da Silva Life Expectancy

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