Sylte Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Sole, Holte, Shute, Seltz, Sale, Selle, Salto, Lyle, Salt, Kyle

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Sylte Family Origin

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Sylte Family Occupations

What did your Sylte ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Census Emmerator

    17%

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

Sylte Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sylte. 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 Sylte. For the veterans among your Sylte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sylte Life Expectancy

What is the average Sylte lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sylte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sylte 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.

Famous Sylte Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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