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Salinger Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Saint-Léger in La Manche or Saint-Léger-aux-Bois in Seine-Maritime, both so called from the dedication of their churches to St. Leger (see Ledger), the martyred 7th-century bishop of Autun. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a Germanized form of the personal name Salomon.

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

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Salinger Family Origin

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Salinger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Peddler

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salinger. The most common Salinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Salinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Salinger family was Peddler.

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Salinger Life Expectancy

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