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Slvester Family History

Slvester 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: Sylvester, Silvester, Lester, Vester, Sester, Ivester, Sleeter

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Where is the Slvester family from?

You can see how Slvester families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Slvester family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Slvester family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Slvester's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Slvester families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Slvester surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Slvester ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Slvester. 100% of Slvester men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 76 census records available for the last name Slvester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slvester census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Slvester. 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 Cards

There are 1 military records available for the last name Slvester. For the veterans among your Slvester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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