Salk Family History

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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

What did your Salk ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Household Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Salk. 50% of Salk women worked as a Household Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Household Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Salk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Salk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salk 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 619 immigration records available for the last name Salk. 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 Salk. For the veterans among your Salk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salk Life Expectancy

What is the average Salk lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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