Salk Name Meaning

Respelling of Zalk, a Jewish name from Lithuania, of uncertain origin; most likely a pet form of the Yiddish personal name Zalkind (see Salkin). Shortened form of some Ashkenazic surname.

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


Similar surnames: Sack, Sak, Silk, Falk, Salak, Sank, Salek, Balk, Sala, Sall

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Salk Family Origin

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Salk Family Occupations

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  • Cattle Dealer

    25%
  • Civil Engineer (Manager)

    25%
  • Gardener

    25%
  • Mason (General)

    25%

In 1881, the most common Salk occupation in the UK was Cattle Dealer. 25% of Salk's were Cattle Dealers. Cattle Dealer, Civil Engineer (Manager) and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salk. A less common occupation for the Salk family was Mason (General).

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Salk Historical Records

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Salk Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Salk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Salk in 1953 was 54, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salk

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