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Silvio History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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Early Origins of the Silvio family

The surname Silvio was first found in the town of Silva in the Portuguese province of Valenca do Minho. The name of the town is derived from the Portuguese word 'silva,' which means 'forest,' and indicating that the area was once heavily forested.

Early History of the Silvio family

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Silvio Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Da Silva, De Silva, Silva, Silveira and others.

Early Notables of the Silvio family (pre 1700)

Prominent members of the family include Pedro da Silva (c.1647-1717), born in Lisbon and settling in New France prior to 1673, he was the first post courier in...
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Migration of the Silvio family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Baltasar DeSilva arrived in America in 1535; Francisco DeSilva arrived in New Spain in 1538; John Joseph DeSilva arrived in New York in 1792; J.R. Desilva arrived in San Francisco in 1852.

Contemporary Notables of the name Silvio (post 1700)

  • Silvio Palmieri (1957-2018), Canadian composer from LaSalle, Quebec
  • Silvio Ceccato (1914-1997), Italian philosopher and linguist
  • Silvio Fogel (1949-2016), Argentine football player
  • Silvio Scaglia (b. 1958), Italian telecom entrepreneur
  • Silvio Kuhnert (b. 1969), German singer of popular folk music and a music producer
  • Silvio Gesell (1862-1930), German merchant, theoretical economist, social activist, anarchist and founder of Freiwirtschaft
  • Silvio Horta (b. 1974), American writer and producer
  • Silvio Foschini (b. 1963), former Australian rules footballer
  • Silvio Bankert (b. 1985), German footballer
  • Silvio Schröter (b. 1979), German former footballer

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