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Silvan Family History

Silvan Name Meaning

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

6,044 Historical Documents with Silvan on Ancestry.com
2,262 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
110 Military Records
1,224 Immigration Records
1,546 Census and Voter Lists
902 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Silvan Families

  • Number of Silvan families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Silvan families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Silvan last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Silvan census records

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Silvan 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 Silvan 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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Silvan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Silvan 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 Silvan

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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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Silvan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Silvan census records

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

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

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Silvan 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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