Sylvain Family History

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Sylvain Name Meaning

French: from the Old French personal name Seluein (Latin Silvanus, a derivative of silva ‘wood’), bestowed in honor of various minor early Christian saints.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sylvan, Salva, Savin, Silvio, Galvin, Servais, Allain, Sain, Galvan

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Sylvain Family Origin

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Sylvain Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    13%
  • Journalier

    13%
  • School

    10%
  • Cordonnier

    6%

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In 1881, the most common Sylvain occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 13% of Sylvain's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Sylvain family was Cordonnier. Cultivateur, Journalier and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sylvain.

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Sylvain Historical Records

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Sylvain Life Expectancy

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Famous Sylvain Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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