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Silman Family History

Silman Name Meaning
English: variant of Selman.

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

30,475 Historical Documents with Silman on Ancestry.com
8,610 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
702 Military Records
776 Immigration Records
8,268 Census and Voter Lists
12,119 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Silman Families

  • Number of Silman families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Silman families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Silman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Silman census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Silman Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Silman families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Silman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Silman families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Silman

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Silman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Silman census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Silman ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Silman Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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