Silman Family History

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Silman Name Meaning

English: variant of Selman.

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

Similar surnames: Sillman, Hilman, Milman, Sirman, Salman, Gilman, Sigman, Kilman

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Silman Family Origin

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Silman Family Occupations

What did your Silman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aircraft Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Silman. 2% of Silman men worked as an Aircraft Fitter and 57% of Silman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silman were Farm Labourer and Domestic Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aircraft Fitter
  • Builders Labourer
  • Coach Builder garage
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Domestic Worker

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

Silman Historical Records

What Silman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Silman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silman 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 892 immigration records available for the last name Silman. 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 780 military records available for the last name Silman. For the veterans among your Silman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silman Life Expectancy

What is the average Silman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Silman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Silman in 1960 was 51, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silman 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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