Silversmith Family History

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Silversmith Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a silversmith.

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


Similar surnames: Silver, Shoesmith, Coppersmith, Nesmith, Highsmith, Goldsmith

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Silversmith Family Origin

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Silversmith Family Occupations

What did your Silversmith ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Silversmith occupation in the USA was Agent. 14% of Silversmith's were Agents. A less common occupation for the Silversmith family was Painter. Agent, Carpenter and Editor Publisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silversmith.

View Census data for Silversmith | Data not to scale

  • Agent

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Editor Publisher

    14%
  • Painter

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Silversmith ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Silversmith Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Silversmith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silversmith census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Silversmith

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Silversmith. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Silversmith. For the veterans among your Silversmith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silversmith Life Expectancy

What is the average Silversmith lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Silversmith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Silversmith in 1956 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silversmith

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silversmith ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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