Silvestre Family History

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Silvestre Name Meaning

Galician and Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Silvestre in Pontevedra and Badajoz. Catalan, Occitan, French, and Spanish: from the personal name Silvestre (see Sylvester). Spanish and Portuguese: byname from silvestre ‘wild’, ‘rustic’.

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

Similar surnames: Sylvestre, Silvestro, Silveira, Silverstone, Celeste, Villere

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Silvestre Family Origin

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Silvestre Family Occupations

What did your Silvestre ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Silvestre occupation in the UK was Wine Merchant. 100% of Silvestre's were Wine Merchants.

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  • Wine Merchant


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

Silvestre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Silvestre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silvestre 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 Silvestre. 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 464 military records available for the last name Silvestre. For the veterans among your Silvestre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silvestre Life Expectancy

What is the average Silvestre lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Silvestre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Silvestre in 1959 was 57, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silvestre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silvestre 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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