Silbernagel Family History

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Silbernagel Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a silversmith, from Middle High German silber ‘silver’ + nagel ‘nail’.

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


Similar surnames: Silber, Spitznagel, Siegel, Siebenaler, Silberman, Sprengel

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Silbernagel Family Origin

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Silbernagel Family Occupations

What did your Silbernagel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Silbernagel family was Clk. In Ret. Store. The most common Silbernagel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Silbernagel's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silbernagel.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Clk. In Ret. Store

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Silbernagel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Silbernagel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Silbernagel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silbernagel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Silbernagel. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Silbernagel. For the veterans among your Silbernagel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silbernagel Life Expectancy

What is the average Silbernagel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Silbernagel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Silbernagel in 1958 was 54, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silbernagel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silbernagel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Silbernagel Family

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