Silver Family History
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Silver Name Meaning
English: from Middle English silver ‘silver’, hence a nickname for a rich man or for someone with silvery gray hair, or a metonymic occupational name for a silversmith. English: topographic name from any of the various streams in different parts of England named with this word, probably from the silvery appearance of the water. Translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Silber.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press