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Saler Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Seiler and in some cases also of English Saylor . German: variant of Salmann an occupational name from Middle High German sal(e)man ‘trustee guardian patron’. In some cases also a Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian Zalar and Žalar (see Zalar ) with the variant Žaler. Compare Saller .

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

Similar surnames: Sager, Sadler, Haler, Faler, Salzer, Salber, Sailer, Kaler, Salter

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Where is the Saler family from?

You can see how Saler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Saler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Saler families living in Tennessee. This was about 33% of all the recorded Saler's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Saler families in 1840.
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What did your Saler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Saler. 20% of Saler men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Saler women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saler were Cigarrero and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Cigarrero

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Maid
  • Seamstress
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Saler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Saler. 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 677 military records available for the last name Saler. For the veterans among your Saler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saler lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Saler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Saler in 1956 was 39, and 83 in 2004.

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