Sallis Family History

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Sallis Name Meaning

English: topographic for someone who lived where sallows (a kind of willow) grew, from the plural of Middle English salwe ‘sallow tree’. Greek: descriptive nickname from Turkish salli ‘large and wide’.

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

Similar surnames: Sallas, Ballis, Allis, Hallas, Wallis, Vallis, Kellis, Callis, Sluis

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Sallis Family Origin

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Sallis Family Occupations

What did your Sallis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sallis. A less common occupation for the Sallis family was Lace Maker. The most common Sallis occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Sallis's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Lace Maker


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

Sallis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Sallis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sallis 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 845 immigration records available for the last name Sallis. 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 Sallis. For the veterans among your Sallis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sallis Life Expectancy

What is the average Sallis lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sallis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sallis in 1958 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sallis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sallis 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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