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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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Salway family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salway. The most common Salway occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Salway's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Salway Historical Records

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Salway Life Expectancy

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