Silak Family History

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Silak 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: Silk, Silas, Salak, Selak, Solak, Sirak, Sivak, Bilak, Sisak, Simak

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Silak Family Origin

Where is the Silak family from?

Silak Family Occupations

What did your Silak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Assembler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Silak. 24% of Silak men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Silak women worked as an Assembler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silak were Mover and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Salesman
    24%
  • Core Maker
    8%
  • Mover
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assembler
    34%
  • Coach Cleaner
    34%
  • Saleslady
    34%

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

Silak Historical Records

What Silak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 140 census records available for the last name Silak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silak 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 94 immigration records available for the last name Silak. 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 56 military records available for the last name Silak. For the veterans among your Silak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silak Life Expectancy

What is the average Silak lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Silak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Silak in 1964 was 70, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silak 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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