Sylvia Family History

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Sylvia Name Meaning

Apparently an altered spelling of Italian Silvia.

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


Similar surnames: Silvia, Sylva, Silvio, Sylvan, Sylvis, Palaia, Silvi, Selva, Salvi

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Sylvia Family Origin

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Sylvia Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%

In 1881, the most common Sylvia occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Sylvia's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sylvia.

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Sylvia Historical Records

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Sylvia Life Expectancy

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Famous Sylvia Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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