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

Where is the Silman family from?

Silman Family Occupations

What did your Silman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Agricultural Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silman. The most common Silman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Silman's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Silman family was General Laborer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Stone Mason

  • General Laborer


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

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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