Sila Family History

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Sila Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Vila, Fila, Bila, Gill, Sala, Mill, Hill, Kil, Villa, Ida

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Sila Family Origin

Where is the Sila family from?

Sila Family Occupations

What did your Sila ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sila. A less common occupation for the Sila family was Machinist. The most common Sila occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sila's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Cigar Maker

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Machinist

    17%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Sila Historical Records

What Sila family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sila. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sila census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sila

Passenger List

There are 442 immigration records available for the last name Sila. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 552 military records available for the last name Sila. For the veterans among your Sila ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sila Life Expectancy

What is the average Sila lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Sila life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Sila in 1964 was 70, and 61 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sila

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sila 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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