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Silba Name Meaning

Hispanic and Italian (Apulia): altered form of Portuguese Galician and Italian Silva .

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


Similar surnames: Silva, Silla, Sala, Villa, Vila, Wilby, Silvia, Silk, Kilby, Alba

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Where is the Silba family from?

You can see how Silba families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Silba family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Silba families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Silba families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Silba's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Silba families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Silba surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Silba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Silba. 55% of Silba men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Silba women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silba were Pipe Coverer and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    55%
  • Grubbing
    20%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Pipe Coverer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    60%
  • Housewife
    40%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Silba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silba census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 318 immigration records available for the last name Silba. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 268 military records available for the last name Silba. For the veterans among your Silba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Silba lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Silba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Silba in 1958 was 34, and 73 in 2003.

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