Sallas Family History

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Sallas Name Meaning

Greek: nickname from Turkish salli ‘broad’, ‘wide’.

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


Similar surnames: Sallis, Hallas, Ballas, Mallas, Pallas, Ballis, Fallas, Salas, Gallas

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Sallas Family Origin

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Sallas Family Occupations

What did your Sallas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sallas. A less common occupation for the Sallas family was Laborer. The most common Sallas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Sallas's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sallas ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sallas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sallas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sallas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sallas. 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 Card

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

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Sallas Life Expectancy

What is the average Sallas lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sallas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Sallas in 1953 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sallas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sallas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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