Silver Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Silver Name Meaning

English: from Middle English silver ‘silver’, hence a nickname for a rich man or for someone with silvery gray hair, or a metonymic occupational name for a silversmith. English: topographic name from any of the various streams in different parts of England named with this word, probably from the silvery appearance of the water. Translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Silber.

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


Similar surnames: Silber, Seller, Pulver, Siller, Seiler, Filter, Sizer, Silvey, Hilder

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Silver Family Origin

Where is the Silver family from?

SHOW MORE

Silver Family Occupations

What did your Silver ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Builder

    1%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Silver family was Builder. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silver. The most common Silver occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Silver's were Agricultural Labourers.

Source: Census data for Silver | Data not to scale

Silver Historical Records

What Silver family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Silver ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Silver

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Silver Life Expectancy

What is the average Silver lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silver 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Silver Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name