Salminen Family History

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Salminen Name Meaning

Finnish: variant of Salmi + the common surname suffix -nen.

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

Similar surnames: Saarinen, Salonen, Makinen, Lampinen, Laitinen, Jarvinen, Hanninen

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Salminen Family Origin

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Salminen Family Occupations

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Salminen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Salminen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salminen 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Salminen. 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 463 military records available for the last name Salminen. For the veterans among your Salminen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salminen Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Salminen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Salminen in 1943 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

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