Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.
Where is the Sailor family from?
You can see how Sailor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sailor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sailor families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 51 Sailor families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 41% of all the recorded Sailor's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Sailor families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sailor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sailor. 22% of Sailor men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Sailor women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sailor were Farming and Maid. .