Early Origins of the Sylvia family
Hertfordshire, where the family was anciently seated as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066; the language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. However, the Anglo-Saxon surname Sylvia survived and the family was first referenced in the 13th century, when it held estates in that shire. The earliest known bearer of the name was John Siluer, who was listed in the Book of Seals for Lincolnshire in 1205.
Early History of the Sylvia family
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Sylvia Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Silver, Silvar, Silber, Silvers, Silvars, Silvia, Sylvia and many more.
Early Notables of the Sylvia family (pre 1700)
Hertfordshire about 1350; Alexander Silver, a wealthy East India trader from Aberdeenshire, Scotland in the 1700s; and George Silver (c.1560s-1620s), English gentleman...
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Migration of the Sylvia family to Ireland
Some of the Sylvia family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Sylvia family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Sylvia Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Sylvia (post 1700)
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