Silar Family History

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Silar 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: Vilar, Solar, Silas, Sitar, Sklar, Siler, Simar, Pilar, Filar, Sclar

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Silar Family Origin

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Silar Family Occupations

What did your Silar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Silar. 25% of Silar men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Silar women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silar were Fireman and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Fireman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Cigar Maker
  • Hand Roller
  • Laundress

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

Silar Historical Records

What Silar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Silar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silar 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 130 immigration records available for the last name Silar. 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 407 military records available for the last name Silar. For the veterans among your Silar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silar Life Expectancy

What is the average Silar lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Silar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Silar in 1959 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silar 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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