Silverman Family History

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Silverman Name Meaning

Translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Silberman.

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

Similar surnames: Silberman, Zilberman, Wilderman, Nierman, Lieberman, Hellerman

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Silverman Family Origin

Where is the Silverman family from?

Silverman Family Occupations

What did your Silverman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Silverman family was Bookbinder. Tailor, Glazier and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silverman. The most common Silverman occupation in the UK was Tailor. 29% of Silverman's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

  • Glazier

  • Annuitant

  • Bookbinder


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

Silverman Historical Records

What Silverman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 89,000 census records available for the last name Silverman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silverman 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 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Silverman. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Silverman. For the veterans among your Silverman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silverman Life Expectancy

What is the average Silverman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Silverman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Silverman in 1943 was 28, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silverman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silverman 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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