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Salera Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from a place so called.

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


Similar surnames: Sutera, Salemi, Valera, Scalera, Sales, Saxer, Valero, Malara

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Where is the Salera family from?

You can see how Salera families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salera family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Salera families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Salera families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Salera's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Salera families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Salera surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Salera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Salera. 43% of Salera 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
    43%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Tailor
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 800 census records available for the last name Salera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salera 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Salera. 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 194 military records available for the last name Salera. For the veterans among your Salera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salera lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Salera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Salera in 1953 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

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