Silworth Family History

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Silworth 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: Dilworth, Silkworth, Walworth, Dulworth, Alworth, Dillworth

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Silworth Family Origin

Where is the Silworth family from?

Silworth Family Occupations

What did your Silworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Silworth. A less common occupation for the Silworth family was Sailor. The most common Silworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Silworth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Sailor


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

Silworth Historical Records

What Silworth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 39 census records available for the last name Silworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silworth 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Silworth. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Silworth. For the veterans among your Silworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Silworth lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silworth 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silworth

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