Silama Family History

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Silama 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: Salama, Slama, Sama, Silvia, Salata, Lama, Silas, Sloma, Lalama, Sima

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Silama Family Origin

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Silama Family Occupations

What did your Silama ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Celluloid Machine Operator and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Silama. 34% of Silama men worked as a Celluloid Machine Operator and 50% of Silama women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silama were Stone Cutter and Puggler

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Celluloid Machine Operator
  • Laborer
  • Stone Cutter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Puggler

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

Silama Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15 census records available for the last name Silama. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silama 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Silama. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Silama. For the veterans among your Silama ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silama Life Expectancy

What is the average Silama lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silama 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silama

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