Silander Family History

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Silander 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: Lander, Bolander, Melander, Helander, Kolander, Glander, Nylander

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Silander Family Origin

Where is the Silander family from?

Silander Family Occupations

What did your Silander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Silander. The most common Silander occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Silander's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Silander Historical Records

What Silander family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 265 census records available for the last name Silander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silander 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 Silander

Passenger List

There are 545 immigration records available for the last name Silander. 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 60 military records available for the last name Silander. For the veterans among your Silander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silander Life Expectancy

What is the average Silander lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Silander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Silander in 1963 was 65, and 97 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silander 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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