Silivan Family History

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Silivan 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: Sliva, Milian, Sylvan, Silliman, Sullivan, Silvas, Sliman, Sillman

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Silivan Family Origin

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Silivan Family Occupations

What did your Silivan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silivan. A less common occupation for the Silivan family was Farming. The most common Silivan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Silivan's were Farmers.

View Census data for Silivan | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    69%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Hand

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Silivan Historical Records

What Silivan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 324 census records available for the last name Silivan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silivan 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 15 immigration records available for the last name Silivan. 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 32 military records available for the last name Silivan. For the veterans among your Silivan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silivan Life Expectancy

What is the average Silivan lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silivan 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 Silivan

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