Silloway Family History

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Silloway Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly related to Sillery.

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


Similar surnames: Alloway, Sillman, Millay, Silla, Callaway, Mallory, Salladay

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Silloway Family Origin

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Silloway Family Occupations

What did your Silloway ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Silloway. 46% of Silloway men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Silloway women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silloway were Proprietor and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Machinist
    19%
  • Mechanic
    19%
  • Proprietor
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Nurse
    29%
  • Teacher
    29%

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

Silloway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Silloway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silloway 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 155 immigration records available for the last name Silloway. 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 409 military records available for the last name Silloway. For the veterans among your Silloway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silloway Life Expectancy

What is the average Silloway lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Silloway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Silloway in 1960 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

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