Silis Family History

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Silis 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: Solis, Silas, Salis, Siles, Silvis, Sills, Miles, Sales, Giles, Melis

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Silis Family Origin

Where is the Silis family from?

Silis Family Occupations

What did your Silis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Handy Man was the top reported job for people in the US named Silis. 34% of Silis men worked as a Handy Man

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Handy Man
    34%
  • Carpenter
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    23%

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

Silis Historical Records

What Silis family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 726 census records available for the last name Silis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silis 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 419 immigration records available for the last name Silis. 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 110 military records available for the last name Silis. For the veterans among your Silis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silis Life Expectancy

What is the average Silis lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Silis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Silis in 1963 was 79, and 91 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silis 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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