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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Silvis

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  1. dative plural of silva
  2. ablative plural of silva

Notable Persons With the Last Name Silvis


Jos was born on November 14th, 1953 in Winschoten, Netherlands. Jos is also known as Silvis and Jos.


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Popularity of Silvis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Silvis U.S.
  White 94.31% 64.26%
  African American 1.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Silvis

People with the last name Silvis are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Silvis

  • How Popular is the name Silvis? As a last name Silvis was the 15,005th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Silvis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Silvis is Thursday, October 30th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Silvis? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Silvis. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Silvis: Your name in reverse order is Sivlis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Siivsl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Silvis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,968 people with the last name Silvis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Silvis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Silvis as their last name since less than 1 person in 149k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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