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Sylve Surname History

One branch of the Sylve family came from Germany and then Ireland and then emigrated to Louisiana, United States. After 100 years or so,  the Sylve family bought slaves and owned a plantation. 

The Sylve family name is an old family line that has spread all across the world through many generations.  According to one branch of the Sylve family, the family originated in Germany, emigrating at a later date into Ireland and then on to Louisiana in the United States.  According to this branch, the family is Caucasian but at least one part of the Sylve family had a plantation and were slaveholders so it may be that some people with the surname Sylve are African-American.  This page is dedicated to the complete history of the Sylve last name, Sylve etymology, and records of Sylve family members.

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Sylve Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

According to one branch of the Sylve family, the family may have originated in Germany. According to one branch of the Sylve family, the family's ethnicity is "White American" - they are Irish and German.

Sylve Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Sylve come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is useful to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Sylve originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Sylve Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Sylve name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Sylve transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Sylve were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Sylve.

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