Silva Family History

Meaning of surname: Silva

Silva (or da Silva or D'Silva) is the most common surname in the Portuguese-speaking countries, such as Portugal[1][2][3] and Brazil.[4][5] Its meaning is derived from the Latin word silva meaning 'forest' or 'woodland'.

We found 549,343 Genealogy and Family History Records for Silva in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Silva surname:

506,188 Digital Copies of Newspapers
16,740 Pictures of Obituaries
2,108 Government Documents
27 Historical Books
24,280 Social Security Death Records

Silva Surname

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The map shows where Silva families lived over time.

Here we are showing you genealogy and family history records found in newspapers and other historical documents that include the surname Silva

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Passenger Lists for Surname Silva

Mentions of Silva family name in Passenger Lists

Birth Records for Surname Silva

Mentions of Silva family name in Birth Records

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