Silzer Family History

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Silzer 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: Silver, Kilzer, Sulzer, Sitzer, Siller, Silber, Salzer, Selzer, Sizer

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Silzer Family Origin

Where is the Silzer family from?

Silzer Family Occupations

What did your Silzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Silzer family was Stone Cutter. At Home and Barber were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Silzer. The most common Silzer occupation in the USA was At Home. 33% of Silzer's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

  • Barber

  • Stone Cutter


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

Silzer Historical Records

What Silzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Silzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silzer 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 331 immigration records available for the last name Silzer. 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 113 military records available for the last name Silzer. For the veterans among your Silzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Silzer lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Silzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Silzer in 1965 was 77, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silzer 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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