Salyers Family History

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Salyers Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Saylors.

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


Similar surnames: Salyer, Salyards, Salters, Saler, Alders, Styers, Sawyers, Ayers

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Salyers Family Origin

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Salyers Family Occupations

What did your Salyers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salyers. A less common occupation for the Salyers family was Keeping House. The most common Salyers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Salyers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Salyers Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Salyers Life Expectancy

What is the average Salyers lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Salyers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Salyers in 1943 was 33, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salyers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salyers 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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