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Silvius Early Origins



The surname Silvius 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.

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Silvius Spelling Variations


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Silvius Spelling Variations



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

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Silvius Early History


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Silvius Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Silvius research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1647, 1717, 1673, 1731 and 1799 are included under the topic Early Silvius History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Silvius Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Silvius Early Notables (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...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Silvius 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:

Silvius Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Conrad Silvius, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765
  • John Silvius, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765
  • William Silvius, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765

Silvius Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W Silvius, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 19676. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    10. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    11. ...

    The Silvius Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Silvius 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 24 October 2013 at 09:32.

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