Silverwood Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Silverwood Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): apparently a habitational name, perhaps from Silver Wood in Ravenfield, West Yorkshire (although that is not recorded until 1764). The place name may refer to a wood of silver birches.

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


Similar surnames: Sherwood, Silkwood, Silverthorn, Fleetwood, Calderwood, Silverstone

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Silverwood Family Origin

Where is the Silverwood family from?

SHOW MORE

Silverwood Family Occupations

What did your Silverwood ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Stone Mason

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Silverwood family was Stone Mason. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silverwood. The most common Silverwood occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Silverwood's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for Silverwood | Data not to scale

Silverwood Historical Records

What Silverwood family records will you find?

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Silverwood

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Silverwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Silverwood lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silverwood 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 Silverwood Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name