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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

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Silver Family Origin

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Silver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Sailor

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Silver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Silver's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silver. A less common occupation for the Silver family was Keeping House.

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Silver Historical Records

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Silver Life Expectancy

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Famous Silver Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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