Sylte Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of seven farmsteads, notably in Møre og Romsdal, named in Old Norse as Sultar, denoting a low-lying, marshy place.

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

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Sylte Family Origin

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Sylte Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Census Emmerator

    17%

In 1880, the most common Sylte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Sylte's were Farmers. Farmer and Census Emmerator were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sylte.

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Sylte Historical Records

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Sylte Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Sylte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sylte in 1963 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sylte

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