Salvas Family History

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Salvas Name Meaning

possibly Spanish: origin uncertain; possibly from the plural of salva ‘salvo’, ‘gun salute’. But it may be from a personal name. Compare Salva.

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


Similar surnames: Salas, Galvan, Navas, Salva, Savas, Pallas, Silvas, Salles, Salois

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Salvas Family Origin

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Salvas Family Occupations

What did your Salvas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Winder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Salvas. 10% of Salvas men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Salvas women worked as a Winder. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salvas were Carpenter and Doffer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Weaver
    7%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Winder
    17%
  • Tray Girl
    9%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Doffer
    5%

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

Salvas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Salvas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salvas 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 603 immigration records available for the last name Salvas. 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 473 military records available for the last name Salvas. For the veterans among your Salvas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salvas Life Expectancy

What is the average Salvas lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Salvas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Salvas in 1963 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salvas

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