Salis Family History

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Salis Name Meaning

Southern French, Swiss French, and Catalan (Salís): unexplained. Greek: occupational name for a ferryman, from sali ‘raft’, ‘ferry’, classical Greek issalion (from issos ‘equal’ + als ‘sea’, ‘water line’).

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

Similar surnames: Sales, Balis, Salib, Salais, Valis, Salin, Salois, Salas, Sain, Salts

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Salis Family Origin

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Salis Family Occupations

What did your Salis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assmance Manager (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Salis. 15% of Salis men worked as an Assmance Manager (retired) and 72% of Salis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salis were Engine Cleane fireman and Records Clerk (electric Engineer)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assmance Manager (retired)
  • Caretaker
  • Clerk Builders Merchant
  • Engine Cleane fireman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Records Clerk (electric Engineer)

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

Salis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Salis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salis 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Salis. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Salis. For the veterans among your Salis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salis Life Expectancy

What is the average Salis lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Salis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Salis in 1948 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salis 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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