Salge Family History

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Salge Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a person with a cheerful disposition, from Middle Low German salich ‘happy’, ‘fortunate’. from the short form of a Germanic personal name, from sal ‘black’, ‘dirty’.

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

Similar surnames: Sale, Sage, Sasse, Page, Sorge, Sales, Sang, Salm, Lage, Salle

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Salge Family Origin

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Salge Family Occupations

What did your Salge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Salge. 44% of Salge men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Salge women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salge were Farming and Beautician

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • House Work
  • Beautician

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

Salge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Salge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salge 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 247 immigration records available for the last name Salge. 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 374 military records available for the last name Salge. For the veterans among your Salge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salge Life Expectancy

What is the average Salge lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Salge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Salge in 1962 was 83, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salge 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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