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Salata Name Meaning

Italian: from a derivative of salare ‘to salt’ (from Latin salire), perhaps applied as a topographic name for someone living by brackish, salty water or a nickname or metonymic occupational name. Polish (Salata) and Hungarian (Saláta): metonymic occupational name for a greengrocer, or possibly a nickname, from saláta ‘lettuce’.

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


Similar surnames: Salada, Malara, Salak, Kaleta, Lalama, Sabat, Arata, Sabala, Salama

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Where is the Salata family from?

You can see how Salata families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salata family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Salata families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Salata families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Salata's in USA. New York had the highest population of Salata families in 1880.
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What did your Salata ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Salata. 54% of Salata men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Salata women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Salata were Carpenter and Warper. .

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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
    54%
  • Miner
    11%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Warper
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Salata. 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 800 military records available for the last name Salata. For the veterans among your Salata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salata lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Salata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Salata in 1943 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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