Sillers Family History

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Sillers Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Airgid ‘son of the silver’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for a silversmith. The more usual spelling in the U.K. is Sillars.

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

Similar surnames: Sollers, Miller, Sieler, Silvers, Siler, Silberg, Villers, Diller

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Sillers Family Origin

Where is the Sillers family from?

Sillers Family Occupations

What did your Sillers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sillers family was Carpet Shade Selector. Coal Miner, Brass Finisher and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sillers. The most common Sillers occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Sillers's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Brass Finisher

  • Builder

  • Carpet Shade Selector


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

Sillers Historical Records

What Sillers family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sillers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sillers 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 688 immigration records available for the last name Sillers. 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 547 military records available for the last name Sillers. For the veterans among your Sillers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sillers Life Expectancy

What is the average Sillers lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sillers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sillers in 1960 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sillers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sillers 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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