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Silvas Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: topographic name from silvas, plural of silva ‘thicket’, ‘bramble’. See Silva. Hungarian (Szilvás): occupational name for a grower or seller of soft fruits, from szilva ‘plum’.

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

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Silvas Family Origin

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Silvas Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Silvas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Silvas's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silvas. A less common occupation for the Silvas family was Farmer.

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Silvas Life Expectancy

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