Salkeld Family History

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Salkeld Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): habitational name from Salkeld in Cumbria, from Old English salh ‘willow’, ‘sallow’ + hylte ‘wood’. This surname has been present (though never common) in Ireland for centuries.

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


Similar surnames: Sales, Walker, Saalfeld, Haskell, Arkell, Salcedo, Swalwell, Sandell

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Salkeld Family Origin

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Salkeld Family Occupations

What did your Salkeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Annuitant and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salkeld. The most common Salkeld occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Salkeld's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Salkeld family was Retired Farmer .

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Retired Farmer

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Salkeld ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Salkeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salkeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salkeld 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Salkeld. 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 Salkeld. For the veterans among your Salkeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salkeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Salkeld lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Salkeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Salkeld in 1944 was 68, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salkeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salkeld 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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