Salaam Family History

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Salaam Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic salam ‘peace’, ‘safety’, ‘security’. As-Salam ‘the All-Peaceable’ is an attribute of Allah. As-salamu ?alaikum ‘peace be upon you’ is a universal greeting among Muslims. Salam is used in combination with other words to form names, e.g. ?Abdus Salam ‘servant of the All-Peaceable’, i.e. Allah. This name is widespread throughout the Muslim world. It is a cognate of the Jewish and Christian Biblical name Solomon (Arabic form Suleiman).

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

Similar surnames: Salama, Salah, Salman, Alam, Salim, Sala, Salak, Salem, Balsam

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Salaam Family Origin

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Salaam Family Occupations

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In 1940, Part Owner was the top reported job for people in the US named Salaam.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Part Owner

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Salaam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 123 census records available for the last name Salaam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salaam 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 46 immigration records available for the last name Salaam. 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 37 military records available for the last name Salaam. For the veterans among your Salaam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salaam Life Expectancy

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Between 1976 and 2004, in the United States, Salaam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Salaam in 1976 was 48, and 61 in 2004.

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