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Sylvestre Early Origins



The surname Sylvestre was first found in Essex, but the earliest record of the name was Sylvester, a medieval Bishop of Worcester (1216-1218.)

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Sylvestre Spelling Variations


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Sylvestre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Silvester, Sylvester, Silvestre and others.

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Sylvestre Early History


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Sylvestre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sylvestre research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1296, 1563, 1618, 1652 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Sylvestre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sylvestre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sylvestre Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sylvestre 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:

Sylvestre Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Nicolas Sylvestre, who married Barbe Nepveu in Quebec City in 1667

Sylvestre Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Sylvestre, who married Marie-Anne Lebadie in Pte-aux-Trembles in 1700
  • Jean Sylvestre, who married Marie-Anne Benoit-Abel in 1715 in Deschambault, Quebec
  • Jean Baptiste Sylvestre, who married Barbe Dorion in Quebec City in 1752
  • Antoine Sylvestre, who married Marie-Joseph Carpentier in 1786 in St-Cuthbert

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sylvestre (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sylvestre (post 1700)



  • Joseph-NoŽl Sylvestre (1847-1926), French painter known for his studies of classic scenes
  • Patrick Sylvestre (b. 1968), retired Swiss football midfielder
  • Alain Sylvestre (b. 1979), nicknamed "Quicksilver," Canadian kickboxer, Thailand Middleweight Muay Thai Champion
  • Cleo Sylvestre (b. 1945), English film, stage and television actress
  • Armand Sylvestre (1890-1972), Canadian lawyer and politician who represented Lake St. John from 1925 to 1930
  • Armand Sylvestre (1910-1980), Canadian lawyer, judge and politician who represented Berthier in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1944 to 1948 as a Liberal
  • Louis Sylvestre (1832-1914), Canadian farmer and politician who represented Berthier in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1871 to 1878 and from 1886 to 1889
  • Ludovic Sylvestre (b. 1984), French footballer
  • Guy Sylvestre OC, FRSC (198-2010), Canadian literary critic, librarian and writer, Director of the National Library of Canada (1968-1983)
  • Diana L Sylvestre MD, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    2. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    3. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    4. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
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    The Sylvestre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sylvestre 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 7 February 2014 at 14:51.

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