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Silvestre Name Meaning

Galician and Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Silvestre in Pontevedra and Badajoz. Catalan, Occitan, French, and Spanish: from the personal name Silvestre (see Sylvester). Spanish and Portuguese: byname from silvestre ‘wild’, ‘rustic’.

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


Similar surnames: Sylvestre, Silvestro, Silveira, Silverstone, Celeste, Villere

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Silvestre Family Origin

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Silvestre Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    19%
  • Cultivateur

    10%
  • Charetier

    5%
  • Charretier

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Silvestre family was Charretier. The most common Silvestre occupation in Canada was Labourer. 19% of Silvestre's were Labourers. Labourer, Cultivateur and Charetier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silvestre.

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Silvestre Historical Records

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Silvestre Life Expectancy

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