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Silano Family History

Silano Name Meaning

Italian and Portuguese: from a variant of the Latin personal name Silvanus (see Silvano).

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


Similar surnames: Silvano, Solano, Siano, Milano, Silas, Silvio, Ciano, Viano, Siman

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Where is the Silano family from?

You can see how Silano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Silano family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Silano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Silano families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Silano's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Silano families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Silano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Silano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Silano. 25% of Silano men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Silano women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silano were Clerk and Office Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Chauffeur
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Bench Work
    20%
  • Office Clerk
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Silano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silano 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 468 immigration records available for the last name Silano. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 183 military records available for the last name Silano. For the veterans among your Silano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Silano lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Silano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Silano in 1951 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

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