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Salay Name Meaning

Hungarian (Szalay): regional name for someone from Zala county in western Hungary, or a habitational name from any of various villages called Szala.

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


Similar surnames: Szalay, Sala, Salas, Balay, Salak, Sales, Saxby, Salah, Dally, Slay

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Salay Family Origin

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Salay Family Occupations

What did your Salay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Salay occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Salay's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    100%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Salay ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Salay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salay 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Salay. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Salay. For the veterans among your Salay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salay Life Expectancy

What is the average Salay lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Salay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Salay in 1960 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salay ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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