Sylvain Family History

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Sylvain Name Meaning

French: from the Old French personal name Seluein (Latin Silvanus, a derivative of silva ‘wood’), bestowed in honor of various minor early Christian saints.

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


Similar surnames: Sylvan, Salva, Savin, Silvio, Galvin, Servais, Allain, Sain, Galvan

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Sylvain Family Origin

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Sylvain Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    75%
  • Cigar Maker

    13%
  • Servant

    13%

In 1880, the most common Sylvain occupation in the USA was Laborer. 75% of Sylvain's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Sylvain family was Servant. Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sylvain.

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Sylvain Historical Records

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Sylvain Life Expectancy

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Famous Sylvain Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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