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Salais Surname Meaning

Spanish (Castellón and Valencia): unexplained. This surname is rare in Spain; it is found mainly in Mexico.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Salis, Salas, Salaiz, Fallis, Calais, Salois, Valois, Balas, Balis

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Where is the Salais family from?

You can see how Salais families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salais family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Salais families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Salais families living in Nottinghamshire. This was about 83% of all the recorded Salais's in United Kingdom. Nottinghamshire had the highest population of Salais families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Salais surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Salais ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Tying Carrots were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Salais. 34% of Salais men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Salais women worked as a Tying Carrots. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Yard Work
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Tying Carrots
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Salais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salais census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 474 immigration records available for the last name Salais. 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 Cards

There are 96 military records available for the last name Salais. For the veterans among your Salais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salais lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Salais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Salais in 1954 was 47, and 61 in 2004.

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