Silence Family History

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Silence Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Spence, Mince, Dence, Milne, Pierce, Vince, Lance, Plenge, Ference

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Silence Family Origin

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Silence Family Occupations

What did your Silence ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Silence occupation in the UK was Carpenter Employing 1 Man & 1 Boy. 14% of Silence's were Carpenter Employing 1 Man & 1 Boys. A less common occupation for the Silence family was Compositor. Carpenter Employing 1 Man & 1 Boy, Carrier Retired and Collar Ironer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silence.

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  • Carpenter Employing 1 Man & 1 Boy

  • Carrier Retired

  • Collar Ironer

  • Compositor


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

Silence Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Silence. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silence 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 210 immigration records available for the last name Silence. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Silence. For the veterans among your Silence ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silence Life Expectancy

What is the average Silence lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Silence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Silence in 1955 was 74, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silence

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silence 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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