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Silverstone Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Silvetone and Selvestone, from the genitive case of an Old English personal name, either S?wulf (see Self) or Sigewulf (‘victory wolf’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Silberstein.

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


Similar surnames: Balderston, Yelverton, Wolverton, Overton, Silberstein, Silverthorn

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Silverstone Family Origin

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Silverstone Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    17%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Boot Last Maker

    6%

In 1881, the most common Silverstone occupation in the UK was Tailor. 17% of Silverstone's were Tailors. Tailor, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silverstone. A less common occupation for the Silverstone family was Boot Last Maker.

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