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Salvador Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese: from the popular Christian personal name Salvador, meaning ‘Savior’ (Latin Salvator, a derivative of salvare ‘to save’), bestowed in honor of Christ. In some cases, possibly a Spanish, Asturian-Leonese, or Galician habitational name from any of the places called Salvador, in Valladolid, Lugo, and Asturies.

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


Similar surnames: Amador, Salvo, Silvano, Salvatore, Salvato, Salazar, Salcedo, Salva

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Salvador Family Origin

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Salvador Family Occupations

What did your Salvador ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Salvador occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Salvador's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Salvador family was Barber. Laborer, Caulker and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salvador.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Caulker

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    13%
  • Barber

    6%

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Salvador Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Salvador Life Expectancy

What is the average Salvador lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Salvador life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Salvador in 1947 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salvador

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salvador 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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