Silverstone Family History

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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

What did your Silverstone ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Tailor

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Boot Last Maker


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

Silverstone Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Silverstone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silverstone 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Silverstone. 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 526 military records available for the last name Silverstone. For the veterans among your Silverstone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silverstone Life Expectancy

What is the average Silverstone lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Silverstone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Silverstone in 1953 was 65, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silverstone 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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