Salin Family History

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Salin Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places so named in Cantal, Jura, Savoie, and Seine-et-Marne, from salin saltmarsh. Swedish (also common in Finland): variant of Sahlin.

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


Similar surnames: Dalin, Selin, Palin, Solin, Savin, Balin, Malin, Fain, Belin, Sain

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Salin Family Origin

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Salin Family Occupations

What did your Salin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chauffeur Attendant and Bookbinders Sewer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Salin. 15% of Salin men worked as a Chauffeur Attendant and 10% of Salin women worked as a Bookbinders Sewer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salin were Shopkeeper and Domestic Service (private)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chauffeur Attendant
    15%
  • Garage Attendant Unemployed
    15%
  • Rare Collector Stepway Boro C
    15%
  • Shopkeeper
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Bookbinders Sewer
    10%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Domestic
    10%
  • Domestic Service (private)
    10%

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

Salin Historical Records

What Salin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Salin. 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 411 military records available for the last name Salin. For the veterans among your Salin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salin Life Expectancy

What is the average Salin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Salin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Salin in 1956 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salin 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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