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Sallie Family History

Sallie Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Irish McSally (an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Salaigh), which MacLysaght describes as an earlier form of Solly. Compare Salley.

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


Similar surnames: Vallie, Allie, Saile, Fallis, Callis, Balle, Fallin, Sallee, Skellie

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Where is the Sallie family from?

You can see how Sallie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sallie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sallie families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Sallie families living in Kentucky. This was about 67% of all the recorded Sallie's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Sallie families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sallie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sallie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sallie. 28% of Sallie men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Sallie women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sallie were Salesman and Teacher.

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Proprietor
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Sallie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sallie 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 365 immigration records available for the last name Sallie. 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 893 military records available for the last name Sallie. For the veterans among your Sallie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sallie lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sallie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sallie in 1954 was 30, and 83 in 2004.

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