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Silkey Family Origin

Where is the Silkey family from?

Silkey Family Occupations

What did your Silkey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bobbin Cribber Carpet was the top reported job for people in the UK named Silkey. 50% of Silkey women worked as a Bobbin Cribber Carpet

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Bobbin Cribber Carpet
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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

Silkey Historical Records

What Silkey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Silkey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silkey 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 Silkey

Passenger List

There are 180 immigration records available for the last name Silkey. 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 297 military records available for the last name Silkey. For the veterans among your Silkey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Silkey lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Silkey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Silkey in 1964 was 75, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silkey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silkey 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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