Sylvestre Family History

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Sylvestre Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Sylvestre (see Sylvester).

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


Similar surnames: Silvestre, Sylvest, Silvestro, Sylvester, Celeste, Severe, Silvester

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Sylvestre Family Origin

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Sylvestre Family Occupations

What did your Sylvestre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sylvestre family was Carpenter. Laborer, Field Hand and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sylvestre. The most common Sylvestre occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Sylvestre's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Field Hand

    12%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Sylvestre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sylvestre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sylvestre 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 Sylvestre. 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 Sylvestre. For the veterans among your Sylvestre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sylvestre Life Expectancy

What is the average Sylvestre lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sylvestre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Sylvestre in 1963 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sylvestre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sylvestre 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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