Salak Family History

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Salak Name Meaning

Hungarian, Polish, Czech (Salák), and Slovak: from the personal name Salak (Czech Salák), a pet form of the Biblical name Salomon or Salamon (see Solomon). Czech: nickname or occupational name from salák, a Turkish soldier.

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


Similar surnames: Sala, Malak, Salek, Salk, Dolak, Malik, Raak, Salah, Kolak, Salaam

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Salak Family Origin

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Salak Family Occupations

What did your Salak ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Salak occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 20% of Salak's were Clerk In Stores. Clerk In Store, Farm Renter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salak. A less common occupation for the Salak family was Works In Factory.

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  • Clerk In Store

    20%
  • Farm Renter

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Works In Factory

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Salak ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Salak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salak 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 Salak. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Salak. For the veterans among your Salak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salak Life Expectancy

What is the average Salak lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Salak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Salak in 1954 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salak 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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