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Desalle Name Meaning

Americanized form (also De Salle) of Italian Di Salle . French: shortened form of Delasalle a variant with fused preposition de and definite article la ‘from the’ of Salle 1 ‘large room hall’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lasalle, Deville, Salle, Decelle, Demille, Sale, De Valle, Teselle

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Where is the Desalle family from?

You can see how Desalle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Desalle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Desalle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Desalle families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Desalle's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Desalle families in 1840.
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What did your Desalle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Desalle. 60% of Desalle men worked as a Laborer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
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Census Records

There are 414 census records available for the last name Desalle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Desalle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 50 immigration records available for the last name Desalle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 79 military records available for the last name Desalle. For the veterans among your Desalle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Desalle lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Desalle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Desalle in 1958 was 53, and 84 in 2003.

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