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Salters Name Meaning

English (chiefly northern Ireland): variant of the Lancashire surname Salthouse, an occupational name for a worker at a saltworks, a topographic name for someone who lived by a saltworks, or a habitational name from one of the minor places named from a saltworks. There are examples in Furness and Lytham St. Annes, among other places.

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


Similar surnames: Halter, Salter, Malter, Sauter, Saller, Alders, Salberg, Balter

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Salters Family Origin

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Salters Family Occupations

What did your Salters ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Salters occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 17% of Salters's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Salters family was Labourer. Bricklayer, Butchers Wife and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salters.

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  • Bricklayer

    17%
  • Butchers Wife

    17%
  • Housekeeper

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

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

Salters Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salters 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Salters. 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 Salters. For the veterans among your Salters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salters Life Expectancy

What is the average Salters lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Salters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Salters in 1944 was 29, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salters 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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