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Silvey Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a metronymic from the female personal name Silvia. Possibly a variant spelling of French Silvy: from the personal name Silvy (Latin Silvius; compare Silvio).

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


Similar surnames: Selvey, Silvio, Iley, Tilley, Sibley, Cilley, Silvia, Silver, Sisney

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Silvey Family Origin

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Silvey Family Occupations

What did your Silvey ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Silvey family was Farming. The most common Silvey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Silvey's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silvey.

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Silvey Historical Records

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Silvey Life Expectancy

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