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Silvano Family History

Silvano Name Meaning

Italian: from a personal name (Latin Silvanus, a derivative of silva ‘wood’), bestowed in honor of various minor early Christian saints. This name is now well established in Mexico.

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


Similar surnames: Silano, Silvio, Solano, Silverio, Salva, Milian, Calvano, Salvato

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Where is the Silvano family from?

You can see how Silvano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Silvano family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Silvano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Silvano families living in Massachusetts. This was about 16% of all the recorded Silvano's in the USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Silvano families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Silvano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Silvano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Silvano. 34% of Silvano women worked as a Housewife.

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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
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Powe Operator
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Silvano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silvano 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 449 immigration records available for the last name Silvano. 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 225 military records available for the last name Silvano. For the veterans among your Silvano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Silvano lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Silvano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Silvano in 1953 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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