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Desilva Family History

Desilva Name Meaning

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

33,576 Historical Documents with Desilva on Ancestry.com
10,685 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
954 Military Records
2,747 Immigration Records
4,240 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Desilva Families

  • Number of Desilva families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Desilva families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Desilva families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Desilva Family Origin

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Desilva Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Desilva

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Desilva Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Desilva census records

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Desilva Civil War Service Records

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