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Slvey Family History

Slvey 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: Silvey, Sovey, Selvey, Alvey, Olvey, Sevey, Ley, Savel, Kley, Silver

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Where is the Slvey family from?

You can see how Slvey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Slvey family name was found in the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1891. The most Slvey families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 2 Slvey families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Slvey's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Slvey families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Slvey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Slvey ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 66 census records available for the last name Slvey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slvey 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Slvey. 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 2 military records available for the last name Slvey. For the veterans among your Slvey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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