Silk Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a silk merchant, from Middle English selk(e), silk(e) ‘silk’. English: from a medieval personal name, a back-formation from Silkin (see Sill). Irish (Galway): Anglicized form (part translation) of Gaelic Ó Síoda (see Sheedy). Americanized form (translation) of German and Jewish Seide or Seid.

List of People with Surname Silk

According to our database, there are a total of 1,881 people with the surname Silk. Among these people surnamed Silk, there are about 260 unique names, with an average of 7 people who have the same name. John Silk, Robert Silk and David Silk are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Silk, with 66, 59 and 43 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Silk, with a total of 174 people, and there are a total of 109 unique names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Silk, with a total of 158 people and an average of 93 unique names.