Sahlstrom Family History

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Sahlstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Sahlström): ornamental name from sahl (variant of sal ‘hall’) + ström ‘river’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Salstrom, Ahlstrom, Wahlstrom, Fahlstrom, Dahlstrom, Hallstrom

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Sahlstrom Family Origin

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Sahlstrom Family Occupations

What did your Sahlstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sahlstrom. 17% of Sahlstrom men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Sahlstrom women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sahlstrom were Apprentice Baker and Cashier

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Baker
    7%
  • Apprentice Baker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Beauty Operator
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Cashier
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sahlstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 933 census records available for the last name Sahlstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sahlstrom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 651 immigration records available for the last name Sahlstrom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 106 military records available for the last name Sahlstrom. For the veterans among your Sahlstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sahlstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Sahlstrom lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sahlstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sahlstrom in 1963 was 76, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sahlstrom

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