Silz Family History

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Silz 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: Silk, Milz, Sinz, Sitz, Pilz, Salz, Bilz, Sill, Selz, Wilz

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Silz Family Origin

Where is the Silz family from?

Silz Family Occupations

What did your Silz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Glass Works and Hostler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silz. A less common occupation for the Silz family was Marble Cutter. The most common Silz occupation in the USA was Butcher. 20% of Silz's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Glass Works

  • Hostler

  • Marble Cutter


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

Silz Historical Records

What Silz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 328 census records available for the last name Silz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silz 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 267 immigration records available for the last name Silz. 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 206 military records available for the last name Silz. For the veterans among your Silz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silz Life Expectancy

What is the average Silz lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Silz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Silz in 1967 was 75, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silz 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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