Salkin Family History

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Salkin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form (with the Middle English diminutive suffix -kin) of a personal name, possibly Saul, but more probably Salomon (see Solomon). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Zalkind, derived from Salomon.

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

Similar surnames: Malkin, Salmon, Zalkin, Larkin, Haskin, Markin, Makin, Balkin, Savin

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Salkin Family Origin

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Salkin Family Occupations

What did your Salkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brush Maker (partrally S and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Salkin. 8% of Salkin men worked as a Brush Maker (partrally S and 59% of Salkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salkin were Full Time A R P Worker and Drapers Shop Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brush Maker (partrally S
  • Cloth Dealer
  • Draper Shop Keeper
  • Full Time A R P Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • At School
  • Barmaid
  • Drapers Shop Assistant

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

Salkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Salkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salkin 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 770 immigration records available for the last name Salkin. 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 355 military records available for the last name Salkin. For the veterans among your Salkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Salkin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Salkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Salkin in 1957 was 56, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salkin

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