Salant Family History

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Salant Name Meaning

Jewish (from Lithuania): habitational name from Salant, the Yiddish name for Salantai in Lithuania.

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

Similar surnames: Savant, Maland, Kalan, Salt, Salina, Solano, Salaam, Salah, Sabat

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Salant Family Origin

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Salant Family Occupations

What did your Salant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Finisher and Invalid were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Salant. The most common Salant occupation in the USA was Finisher. 50% of Salant's were Finishers.

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  • Finisher

  • Invalid


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

Salant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 969 census records available for the last name Salant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salant 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 565 immigration records available for the last name Salant. 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 134 military records available for the last name Salant. For the veterans among your Salant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salant Life Expectancy

What is the average Salant lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Salant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Salant in 1962 was 70, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salant 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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