Salls Family History

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Salls Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Sals, habitational name from a place in Limburg province, named for its salt deposits.

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


Similar surnames: Salas, Sales, Valls, Salles, Soll, Sas, Salts, Mallo, Falls, Sale

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Salls Family Origin

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Salls Family Occupations

What did your Salls ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Salls. 27% of Salls men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Salls women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salls were Salesman and Proprietor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%

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

Salls Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Salls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salls 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 427 immigration records available for the last name Salls. 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 991 military records available for the last name Salls. For the veterans among your Salls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salls Life Expectancy

What is the average Salls lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Salls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Salls in 1964 was 88, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salls

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