Salkeld Family History

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Salkeld Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): habitational name from Salkeld in Cumbria, from Old English salh ‘willow’, ‘sallow’ + hylte ‘wood’. This surname has been present (though never common) in Ireland for centuries.

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


Similar surnames: Sales, Walker, Saalfeld, Haskell, Arkell, Salcedo, Swalwell, Sandell

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Salkeld Family Origin

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Salkeld Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • House Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Salkeld family was House Carpenter. The most common Salkeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Salkeld's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salkeld.

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Salkeld Historical Records

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Salkeld Life Expectancy

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