Silbourn Family History

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Silbourn 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: Milbourn, Kilbourn, Wilbourn, Kilburn, Wilburn, Milburn, Milbourne

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Silbourn Family Origin

Where is the Silbourn family from?

Silbourn Family Occupations

What did your Silbourn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Silbourn occupation in the UK was Shoemaker. 67% of Silbourn's were Shoemakers. Shoemaker and Horseman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Silbourn.

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  • Shoemaker

  • Horseman


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

Silbourn Historical Records

What Silbourn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 56 census records available for the last name Silbourn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silbourn 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 Silbourn

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Silbourn. 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 4 military records available for the last name Silbourn. For the veterans among your Silbourn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silbourn Life Expectancy

What is the average Silbourn lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silbourn 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 Silbourn

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