Silliman Family History

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Silliman Name Meaning

According to family tradition, this is an Americanization of an Italian name, Sillimandi; however, the latter is not identified as a family name in Italian sources. The form Sillivant suggests possible derivation from Irish Sullivan.

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


Similar surnames: Sullivan, Gillian, Suleiman, Sillman, Milligan, Hillian, Hallinan

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Silliman Family Origin

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Silliman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silliman. The most common Silliman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Silliman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Silliman family was Laborer.

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Silliman Historical Records

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Silliman Life Expectancy

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