Subject: Re: Last name Silva
Author: isabel gomes de ornelas   (guest)
Date: September 19, 2004 at 5:28 AM
Reply to: Last name Silva by Jen

i am portuguese and i can tell you that silva is the typical portuguese surname - the portuguese approach to "smith".
this surname is quite ancient and is also commonly used to describe a group of certain wild plants - wild blueberries, for example.

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