Salway Family History

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Salway Name Meaning

English: variant of Selway. Americanized form of French Salois.

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

Similar surnames: Solway, Alway, Alday, Salman, Sala, Salva, Soloway, Gadway, Salas

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Salway Family Origin

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Salway Family Occupations

What did your Salway ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Salway. 20% of Salway men worked as an Incapacitated and 77% of Salway women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salway were Old Age Pensioner and Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • General Labourer
  • Railway Porter
  • Old Age Pensioner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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

Salway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Salway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salway 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 Salway. 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 773 military records available for the last name Salway. For the veterans among your Salway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salway Life Expectancy

What is the average Salway lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Salway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Salway in 1943 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salway 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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