Salsbury Family History

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Salsbury Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Salisbury. Jewish (American): altered form of Salomon or some other Jewish name beginning with Sa-.

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

Similar surnames: Salsbery, Saulsbury, Malsbury, Alsbury, Salisbury, Hansbury, Sansbury

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Salsbury Family Origin

Where is the Salsbury family from?

Salsbury Family Occupations

What did your Salsbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Fisherman and Ag Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salsbury. A less common occupation for the Salsbury family was Clerk. The most common Salsbury occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Salsbury's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Fisherman

  • Ag Laborer

  • Clerk


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

Salsbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Salsbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salsbury 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Salsbury. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Salsbury. For the veterans among your Salsbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salsbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Salsbury lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Salsbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Salsbury in 1952 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salsbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salsbury 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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