Silwa Family History

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Silwa Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Silva, Silla, Sala, Villa, Vila, Sawa, Niwa, Silvia, Silk, Sella

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Silwa Family Origin

Where is the Silwa family from?

Silwa Family Occupations

What did your Silwa ancestors do for a living?

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

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Silwa Historical Records

What Silwa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31 census records available for the last name Silwa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silwa 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Silwa. 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 10 military records available for the last name Silwa. For the veterans among your Silwa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silwa Life Expectancy

What is the average Silwa lifespan?

Average Silwa life expectancy in 1977 was 90 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silwa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silwa 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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