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  • Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver (1893 - 1963)
    Abba Hillel Silver (1893–1963) was a U.S. Rabbi and Zionist leader. He was a key figure in the mobilization of American support for the founding of the State of Israel. The American Herzl Photos ...
  • Adam Silver
    Adam Silver (born April 25, 1962) is an American lawyer and the commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has held this post since February 1, 2014. Before joining the NBA, he s...
  • Eliezer Silver, Rabbi (1882 - 1968)
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  • Frankie Silver (Stewart) (1815 - 1833)
    Folk figure. An Appalachian Mountain girl, Frankie died on the gallows for the grisly murder of her young husband, Charlie Silver, in what may have been a miscarriage of justice. Although neither the f...
  • George "Johann" "Jorg" Silver, II (1753 - 1839)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for MARYLAND with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A103670 The Heritage Of Old Buncombe County Volume I --- 1981 GEORGE SILVER Article Number 575 Our ...

About the Silver surname

Thought to have originated from England possibly William the Conquerer. the" Surnames of Scotland" show varios spellings as Syllar Silvir and Siluer.Our conection is probably throuh the Silvers connected with Fettereso Parish Church, the name being popular in the "Mearns" area of Scotland.

Silver is an Americanization of the surname Silberwardt or Silberwart. Change makde in early 1900's.