Silkworth Family History

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Silkworth Name Meaning

Possibly an English habitational name from Silksworth in Tyne and Wear (formerly in County Durham), named in Old English with the personal name Sigelac + worð ‘enclosure’. However, the surname does not appear in present-day English records.

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


Similar surnames: Dilworth, Ditsworth, Walworth, Silkwood, Ainsworth, Hackworth

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Silkworth Family Origin

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Silkworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Day Laborer

    7%
  • Shoe Maker

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silkworth. A less common occupation for the Silkworth family was Shoe Maker. The most common Silkworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Silkworth's were Farmers.

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Silkworth Historical Records

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Silkworth Life Expectancy

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