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Silverman Early Origins



The surname Silverman was first found in the region of the Upper Rhineland, where the name Silberman or Silverman was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Silverman Spelling Variations


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Silverman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Silberman, Silbermann, Silverman, Silvermann, Silferman and many more.

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Silverman Early History


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Silverman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Silverman research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1640, 1678, 1734, 1683 and 1753 are included under the topic Early Silverman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Silverman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Silverman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Silverman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Silverman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J Silverman, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Charles Silverman settled in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1868
  • Charles Silverman, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868
  • Louis Silverman settled in Arkansas in 1877
  • Louis Silverman, who landed in Arkansas in 1877
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Silverman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hymann Silverman, who landed in Arkansas in 1902

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Contemporary Notables of the name Silverman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Silverman (post 1700)



  • Herschel Silverman (1926-2015), American "Beat" poet
  • Laura Jane Silverman (b. 1966), American actress/voice actress
  • Abraham George Silverman (1900-1973), American mathematician and statistician, member of the Soviet Ware Group
  • David "Dave" Silverman (b. 1966), American current president of the American Atheists
  • Belle Miriam Silverman (1929-2007), birth name of Beverly Sills, an American operatic soprano
  • Barry G. Silverman (b. 1951), American federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Jonathan Silverman (b. 1966), American actor, best known for his role in Weekend at Bernie's and its sequel Weekend at Bernie's II
  • Fred Silverman (b. 1937), American television executive and producer, known for his work on Matlock (1986), Diagnosis Murder (1993), Jake and the Fatman (1987), In the Heat of the Night (1988) and many more
  • David Silverman (b. 1957), American animator, best known for directing many episodes of the animated TV series The Simpsons, and The Simpsons Movie
  • Benjamin Noah "Ben" Silverman (b. 1970), American Emmy-winning executive television producer, founder and CEO of the entertainment production company Electus
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Silverman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Silverman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 21 September 2015 at 12:25.

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