Silans Family History

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Silans 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: Silas, Silano, Vilas, Solano, Salas, Milan, Milas, Milano, Sias

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Silans Family Origin

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Silans Family Occupations

What did your Silans ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the US named Silans. 34% of Silans men worked as a Carpenter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
  • Driver
  • Printer

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

Silans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39 census records available for the last name Silans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silans 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 17 immigration records available for the last name Silans. 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 military records available for the last name Silans. For the veterans among your Silans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silans Life Expectancy

What is the average Silans lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silans 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 Silans

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