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Sylvis Family Origin

Where is the Sylvis family from?

Sylvis Family Occupations

What did your Sylvis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sylvis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Sylvis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sylvis family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sylvis.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Black Smith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Sylvis Historical Records

What Sylvis family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sylvis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sylvis 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 Sylvis

Passenger List

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

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Sylvis Life Expectancy

What is the average Sylvis lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sylvis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sylvis in 1960 was 66, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sylvis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sylvis 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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