Last name: SILK

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SILK : This last name is indexed 37,021 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SILK : 1: English: nickname for someone who made or sold silk from Middle English silk selk ‘silk’ (Old English seolc).2: English: from a shortened form of the Middle English personal name Silkin a diminutive of Sil (see Sill).3: Irish (Galway): in Ireland adopted for Gaelic Ó Síoda though never for Mac Síoda (see Sheedy).4: Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Seide or Seid.

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