Silagy Family History

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Silagy 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: Slay, Silas, Silvey, Szilagyi, Salay, Slaby, Silsby, Silano, Salamy

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Silagy Family Origin

Where is the Silagy family from?

Silagy Family Occupations

What did your Silagy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Presser were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Silagy. 13% of Silagy men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Silagy women worked as a Presser. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silagy were Barber and Sales Girl

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Attendant
  • Auto Mechanic
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Presser
  • Beautician
  • Laborer
  • Sales Girl

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Silagy Historical Records

What Silagy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 205 census records available for the last name Silagy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silagy 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 Silagy

Passenger List

There are 94 immigration records available for the last name Silagy. 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 79 military records available for the last name Silagy. For the veterans among your Silagy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silagy Life Expectancy

What is the average Silagy lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Silagy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Silagy in 1962 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silagy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silagy 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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