Silburn Family History

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Silburn 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: Kilburn, Wilburn, Milburn, Hilburn, Silberg, Winburn, Silber, Tilbury

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Silburn Family Origin

Where is the Silburn family from?

Silburn Family Occupations

What did your Silburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Silburn family was Butcher. The most common Silburn occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Silburn's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Shoe Maker and Boot Shoe Mkr Employ 4 Men were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silburn.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Shoe Maker

  • Boot Shoe Mkr Employ 4 Men

  • Butcher


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

Silburn Historical Records

What Silburn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Silburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silburn 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 Silburn

Passenger List

There are 391 immigration records available for the last name Silburn. 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 243 military records available for the last name Silburn. For the veterans among your Silburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Silburn lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Silburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Silburn in 1966 was 70, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silburn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silburn 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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