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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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Sylve Life Expectancy

According to our database of 174 people with the last name Sylve that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

67.6
years

Most Common Sylve First Names

According to our database of 239 people with the last name Sylve that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • Joseph 6.3%
  • Paul 2.9%
  • André 2.1%
  • Edward 2.1%
  • John 1.7%
  • Morris 1.7%
  • Josephine 1.7%
  • Ter 1.3%
  • Angelina 1.3%
  • Jean 1.3%
  • Lucien 1.3%
  • Thomas 1.3%
  • Clarence 1.3%
  • Marie 1.3%
  • Charles 1.3%
  • Gilbert 0.8%
  • Sidney 0.8%
  • Glenn 0.8%
  • Max 0.8%
  • Henry 0.8%
  • Leona 0.8%
  • Johnny 0.8%
  • Howard 0.8%
  • Patrick 0.8%
  • Wilson 0.8%
  • Betty 0.8%
  • Freddie 0.8%
  • Lawrence 0.8%
  • Debra 0.8%
  • Leonard 0.8%
  • Louise 0.8%
  • Arnoux 0.8%
  • Edgar 0.8%
  • Henri 0.8%
  • Norris 0.8%
  • Hypolite 0.8%
  • Simon 0.8%
  • Vivian 0.4%
  • Agnes 0.4%
  • Elnora 0.4%
  • Anatole 0.4%
  • Lionel 0.4%
  • Celina 0.4%
  • Julie 0.4%
  • Herbert 0.4%
  • Ernest 0.4%
  • Artancia 0.4%
  • J 0.4%
  • Raymond 0.4%
  • Dorethea 0.4%

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Last names similar to Sylve

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