Silbaugh Family History

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Silbaugh Name Meaning

Altered form of German Silbach, habitational name from Silbach in the Sauerland, from a dialect word sil, sel, sal ‘moist dirt’ + Middle High German bach ‘creek’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Sirbaugh, Surbaugh, Sharbaugh, Tombaugh, Kelbaugh, Shinpaugh

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Silbaugh Family Origin

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Silbaugh Family Occupations

What did your Silbaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Silbaugh. 27% of Silbaugh men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Silbaugh women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silbaugh were Plasterer and House Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Plasterer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housekeeper
  • House Servant

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

Silbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Silbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silbaugh 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 71 immigration records available for the last name Silbaugh. 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 586 military records available for the last name Silbaugh. For the veterans among your Silbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silbaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Silbaugh lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Silbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Silbaugh in 1952 was 56, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silbaugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silbaugh 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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