14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Salmon Family History

Salmon Name Meaning
English and French: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Salmon, Saumon, a reduced form of Salomon (see Solomon).Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Zalmen, derived via a German form from Hebrew Shelomo (see Solomon).Irish: part translation of Gaelic Ó Bradáin ‘descendant of Bradán’, a personal name, probably from bradach ‘spirited’, but written the same as a word meaning ‘salmon’; this name is also sometimes translated Fisher. The English surname is also present in Ireland (chiefly in counties Leix and Kilkenny).

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

971,173 Historical Documents with Salmon on Ancestry.com
291,872 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
18,218 Military Records
23,493 Immigration Records
200,158 Census and Voter Lists
437,432 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Salmon Families

  • Number of Salmon families
     104 - 206
     35 - 103
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Salmon families
     719 - 1,435
     240 - 718
     1 - 239
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Salmon families
     40 - 78
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Salmon census records

You can see how Salmon families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Salmon census records >

Salmon Family Origin

Click on a place to view Salmon immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Salmon families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Salmon immigration records >

Salmon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Salmon immigration records

You can find out when most of the Salmon families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Salmon immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Salmon

Click on a circle in the chart to view Salmon birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your 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.

View all Salmon ancestors in the SSDI

Salmon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Salmon census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Salmon ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Salmon census records >

Salmon Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Salmon military records >

Message Board about Salmon 424 Threads, 43 Messages

Look up another family name
×