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Salois Name Meaning

French: unexplained. This surname is very rare in France. Compare Salter Saltus and Salway .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Salis, Valois, Fallis, Salvas, Lois, Sales, Callis, Salais, Rallis

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Where is the Salois family from?

You can see how Salois families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salois family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Salois families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Salois family living in Buckinghamshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Salois's in United Kingdom. Buckinghamshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Salois families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Salois surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Salois ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Salois. 37% of Salois men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Salois women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salois were Weaver and Winder. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Miner
  • Weaver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Teacher
  • Winder
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Salois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salois census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 288 immigration records available for the last name Salois. 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 Cards

There are 437 military records available for the last name Salois. For the veterans among your Salois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salois lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Salois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Salois in 1948 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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