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Silva Surname


Frequency of Silva in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, SILVA ranked #214 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 126,164 people, or approximately 1 in every 2,138 individuals in the US had this surname in 2000.

Name Rank Count Percent
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(of any
race)
White Black American
Indian/
Alaskan
Native
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Two
or More
Races
SILVA214126,16433.68%1.19%0.41%1.82%4.75%58.15%
US Top 151,671 269,762,087 69.8% 11.8% 0.7% 3.7% 1.7% 12.3%

Source: "Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000", US Census Bureau.

1990 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, SILVA ranked #254 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 2,381 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

Source: "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990", US Census Bureau.

Silva Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 397 grave(s) with the surname Silva.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Silva.

Resource Links for Silva


Silva Surname Resource Center [SurnameWeb.org]
http://www.surnameweb.org/Silva/surnames.htm

Silva - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silva

Silva Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Silva

Silva Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/silva/

Behind the Name: S [Behind The Name]
The meaning and history of first names.
http://www.surnames.behindthename.com/php/browse.php?letter=s (2 Feb 2011)


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